Furchetta

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Furchetta
Furchetta 1.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 3,025 m (9,925 ft)
Prominence 904 metres (2,966 ft)
Isolation 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
Listing Alpine mountains above 3000 m
Coordinates 46°36′46.1″N 11°46′24.6″E / 46.612806°N 11.773500°E / 46.612806; 11.773500Coordinates: 46°36′46.1″N 11°46′24.6″E / 46.612806°N 11.773500°E / 46.612806; 11.773500
Geography
Location South Tyrol, Italy
Parent range Dolomites

The Furchetta is a mountain of the Geisler group in the Dolomites in South Tyrol, Italy.

The Furchetta mountain is in the group of Odle and has been named after the great rift that divides it in two. The starting point of the mountain is in the Refuge Florence, which is reached in about 20 minutes from the mountain station of the gondola Santa Cristina Col Raiser.[1]

References[edit]

  • Franz Moroder: Zur Topographie und Nomenclatur der Geisslerspitzen-Gruppe. Aus: Mitteilungen der Deutschen und Österreichischen Alpenvereins, Nr. 15, 1887

External links[edit]

Media related to Furchetta at Wikimedia Commons