Monte Bignone

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Monte Bignone
Depliant Funivia San Remo Monte Bignone 1.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 1,299 m (4,262 ft) [1]
Coordinates 43°52′16″N 07°44′18″E / 43.87111°N 7.73833°E / 43.87111; 7.73833Coordinates: 43°52′16″N 07°44′18″E / 43.87111°N 7.73833°E / 43.87111; 7.73833
Geography
Monte Bignone is located in Alps
Monte Bignone
Monte Bignone
Location in the Alps
Location Liguria, Italy
Parent range Ligurian Alps

Monte Bignone is a mountain in Liguria, northern Italy, part of the Ligurian Alps. It is located in the province of Imperia near Sanremo. It lies at an altitude of 1299 metres and lies within the San Romolo Natural Park.[2]

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to the SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the mountain can be classified in the following way:[3]

  • main part = Western Alps
  • major sector = South Western Alps
  • section = Ligurian Alps
  • subsection = Alpi del Marguareis
  • supergroup = Catena del Saccarello
  • group = Gruppo del Monte Saccarello
  • subgroup = Costiera Ceppo-Bignone
  • code = I/A-1.II-A.1.e

Nature conservation[edit]

The mountain and its surrounding area are included in a SIC (Site of Community Importance) called Monte Nero - Monte Bignone (code: IT1315806 ).[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Istituto Geografico Centrale - Carta dei sentieri 1:50.000 n. 14 San Remo - Imperia - Monte Carlo
  2. ^ Parco Naturale San Romolo-Monte Bignone
  3. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. p. 134. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8. 
  4. ^ Bollettino Ufficiale Regione Liguria nr.13 of 15-7-2009; the Ligurian SIC list is on-line on lrv.regione.liguria.it (access: July 2015)