Ciarforon

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Ciarforon
Charforon
Ciarforon dalla Tresenta.JPG
Highest point
Elevation3,642 m (11,949 ft)
Coordinates45°29′40″N 7°14′48″E / 45.494444°N 7.246592°E / 45.494444; 7.246592Coordinates: 45°29′40″N 7°14′48″E / 45.494444°N 7.246592°E / 45.494444; 7.246592
Geography
Ciarforon Charforon is located in Alps
Ciarforon Charforon
Ciarforon
Charforon
Location in the Alps
LocationAosta Valley and Piedmont, Italy
Parent rangeGraian Alps

Ciarforon or Charforon[1] (3,642m), is a mountain in the Gran Paradiso Massif of the Graian Alps on the border of Aosta Valley and Piedmont, Italy.

Location[edit]

It lies south of Gran Paradiso, on the watershed between Valsavarenche and the Orco Valley. It boasts a mighty dome-shaped summit and a huge ice sheet on its upper slopes. The mountain is glaciated on all four sides.[2]

The domed summit of Ciarforon

References[edit]

  1. ^ SCT Partout géonavigateur - Aosta Valley
  2. ^ "Ciarforon - summitpost". summitpost.org. Retrieved 28 January 2015.