Monte Carmo di Loano

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For the mountain of the Apennine, see Monte Carmo.
Monte Carmo di Loano
Monte Carmo di Loano is located in Alps
Monte Carmo di Loano
Monte Carmo di Loano
Location in the Alps
Highest point
Elevation 1,389 m (4,557 ft) [1]
Coordinates 44°10′39″N 8°11′19″E / 44.17750°N 8.18861°E / 44.17750; 8.18861Coordinates: 44°10′39″N 8°11′19″E / 44.17750°N 8.18861°E / 44.17750; 8.18861
Location Liguria, Italy
Parent range Ligurian Alps

Monte Carmo di Loano is a mountain in Liguria, northern Italy, part of the Alps. It is located in the province of Savona. It lies at an altitude of 1389 metres.

SOIUSA classification[edit]

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

  • main part = Western Alps
  • major sector = South Western Alps
  • section = Ligurian Alps
  • subsection = Prealpi Liguri
  • supergroup = Catena Settepani-Carmo-Armetta
  • group = Gruppo del Monte Carmo
  • subgroup = Costiera del Monte Carmo
  • code = I/A-1.I-A.2.a

Nature conservation[edit]

The mountain and its surrounding area are part of a SIC (Site of Community Importance) called M.Carmo - M.Settepanio (code: IT1323112).[3]

Photo gallery[edit]


  1. ^ Provincia di Savona - Carta turistica ed escursionistica scala 1:50.000
  2. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8. 
  3. ^ Bollettino Ufficiale Regione Liguria nr.13 of 15-7-2009; the Ligurian SIC list is on-line at (access: July 2015)

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