Monte Saccarello

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Monte Saccarello
Vetta del Saccarello.JPG
Elevation 2,201 m (7,221 ft)
Location
Monte Saccarello is located in Alps
Monte Saccarello
Monte Saccarello
Location in the Alps
Location Liguria / Piemonte, Italy -
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France
Range Ligurian Alps
Coordinates 44°03′43″N 7°42′45″E / 44.06194°N 7.71250°E / 44.06194; 7.71250Coordinates: 44°03′43″N 7°42′45″E / 44.06194°N 7.71250°E / 44.06194; 7.71250
The Redemptor's statue

Monte Saccarello is a mountain located on the French-Italian border between Liguria, Piemonte and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. It belongs to the Ligurian Alps and it is the maximum elevation in the Italian region of Liguria.

On a sub-peak of the mountain stands a huge bronze statue of Jesus Christ built in 1901.

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to the SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the mountain can be classified in the following way:[1]

  • main part = Western Alps
  • major sector = South Western Alps
  • section = Ligurian Alps
  • subsection = Alpi del Marguareis
  • supergroup = Catena del Saccarello
  • group = Gruppo del Monte Saccarello
  • subgroup = Nodo del Monte Saccarello
  • code = I/A-1.II-A.1.a

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Italian Wikipedia.
  1. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8.