Anza (river)

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Anza location map.jpg
Location within NE Piedmont
Origin Macugnaga, Belvedere Glacier
Mouth Toce
Basin countries Italy
Length 35 km (22 mi)
Source elevation 1,800 m (5,900 ft)

The Anza is a 35-kilometre (22 mi) Alpine torrent of the Ossola in northern Italy. It flows from the glaciers of Monte Rosa through the Valle Anzasca and into the river Toce, of which it is a right tributary.

Its own principal tributaries are the Pedriola, the Tambach, the Orlovono and the Quarazza near Macugnaga and the Olecchia at Bannio Anzino.


This original version of this article included text translated from its counterpart in the Italian Wikipedia.

Coordinates: 46°00′N 8°17′E / 46.000°N 8.283°E / 46.000; 8.283