Concarena

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Concarena
Monte Concarena - Valle Camonica (Foto Luca Giarelli).jpg
Monte Concarena
Highest point
Elevation 2,549 m (8,363 ft)
Prominence 721 m (2,365 ft) [1]
Listing Alpine mountains 2500-2999 m
Coordinates 46°00′41″N 10°16′46″E / 46.01139°N 10.27944°E / 46.01139; 10.27944Coordinates: 46°00′41″N 10°16′46″E / 46.01139°N 10.27944°E / 46.01139; 10.27944
Geography
Concarena is located in Alps
Concarena
Concarena
Location in the Alps
Location Lombardy, Italy
Parent range Bergamasque Prealps

The Concarena is a mountain in Lombardy, northern Italy. It is the highest mountain in the Bergamasque Prealps. It is multi summited and its highest peak is the Cima della Bacchetta, with a height of 2,549 m.

The Concarena divides the mid Val Camonica and the Valle di Scalve, lying at its north-eastern tip (the southern one being the Pizzo Camino). Most of the mountain is located in the province of Brescia, with only the north-western areas part of the province of Bergamo.

Other summits over 2,000 meters include the Cima dei Ladrinai (2,403 m), Monte Vaccio (2,338 m) and the Corno del Dente (2,303 m).

The mountain is composed of carbonate rocks from the Triassic period (c. 225 million years ago).

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to the SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the mountain can be classified in the following way:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cima della Bacchetta - peakbagger". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8.