Valparola Pass

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Valparola Pass
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Valparola Pass
Elevation 2,168 m (7,113 ft)
Location Belluno, Italy
Coordinates 46°32′00″N 11°59′00″E / 46.5333°N 11.9833°E / 46.5333; 11.9833Coordinates: 46°32′00″N 11°59′00″E / 46.5333°N 11.9833°E / 46.5333; 11.9833
Valparola Pass is located in Alps
Valparola Pass
Valparola Pass
Location of Valparola Pass

The Valparola Pass (Italian: Passo di Valparola) (el. 2168 m.) is a high mountain pass in the Dolomites in the province of Belluno in Italy.

The pass lies a little west of Falzarego Pass.

Before World War I, there was only a trail over the pass, but the area was heavily contended during the war. A remaining fort has been made into a museum.

The pass is the divide between the watersheds of the Adige, which flows west into the Adriatic Sea and the Piave, which flows east.

Maratona dles Dolomites[edit]

The Valparola Pass is the last of seven Dolomites mountain passes riders cross in the annual Maratona dles Dolomites single-day bicycle race.

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References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia.