Cervo Valley

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Cervo Valley
Valle Cervo or Valle di Andorno or Bürsch
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The lowest part of the valley
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Location of the valley in Piedmont, northern Italy
Location Italy
Floor elevation 400 - 2.556m
Long-axis length around 20km
Geology
Type River valley
Geography
Coordinates N45.36 E8.30

Cervo Valley (in Italian Valle Cervo or Valle di Andorno, in Piedmontese Val d'Andorn or Bürsch) is a valley in north-east of Piedmont in the Province of Biella, Italy.

Etymology[edit]

The valley takes its name from Cervo, a right-hand tributary of the Sesia which flows through the valley. It si also called Valle di Andorno from Andorno Micca, a town which lies in the main valley near its exit on the Po plain.

Geography[edit]

Besides Andorno other municipalities of the area are Biella, Campiglia Cervo, Miagliano, Piedicavallo, Pralungo, Quittengo, Rosazza, Sagliano Micca, San Paolo Cervo, Tavigliano and Tollegno.[1]

Notable summits[edit]

Among the notable summits which surround the valley (all belonging to the Biellese Alps) there are:

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Carta Tecnica Regionale raster 1:10.000 (vers.3.0) of Regione Piemonte - 2007

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