Corbetta (mountain)

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Corbetta
Corbetta (Fribourg).jpg
View of the summit of Corbetta
Highest point
Elevation 1,401 m (4,596 ft)
Prominence 204 m (669 ft) [1]
Coordinates 46°30′44″N 6°56′06″E / 46.51222°N 6.93500°E / 46.51222; 6.93500Coordinates: 46°30′44″N 6°56′06″E / 46.51222°N 6.93500°E / 46.51222; 6.93500
Geography
Corbetta is located in Switzerland
Corbetta
Corbetta
Location in Switzerland
Location Fribourg, Switzerland
Parent range Swiss Prealps

Corbetta (1,401 m) is a mountain of the Swiss Prealps, in the canton of Fribourg.

Geography[edit]

Situation[edit]

Corbetta stands between the Swiss plateau and the Swiss Alps. The city of Châtel-St-Denis and the A12 motorway are located on its western foot. The village of Les Paccots is located on its north and east slopes.

The panorama from its summit offers a nice view on the Dent de Lys, the lake of Geneva and the Jura Mountains.

Hydrology[edit]

On its north foot lies the Veveyse de Châtel river, feeding the lake of Geneva. On the east foothills, at 1,235 m, lies the protected site of the Lac des Joncs.

Activities[edit]

Corbetta slopes are included in the small ski resort of Les Paccots. Three surface lifts bring the skiers to the summit.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic map (1:25,000). The key col is located near Les Joncs at 1,197 metres.

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