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Corno Grande the east face
|Elevation||2,912 m (9,554 ft) |
|Prominence||2,476 m (8,123 ft) |
|Translation||Great Horn (Italian)|
|Location||Province of Teramo, Abruzzo, Italy|
|First ascent||August 19, 1573 by Francesco De Marchi|
Corno Grande is a peak situated in the central Italian province of Teramo in the Abruzzo region. It is part of the Gran Sasso massif in the Apennine Mountains and is the highest peak on the Italian Peninsula, at 2,912 m above sea level.
The usual route of ascent is via the western ridge, although a number of other routes exist, including one that ascends the southern face.
- "Europe Ultra-Prominences" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-03-04.
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