Monte Pracaban

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Monte Pracaban
Monte pracaban cima.jpg
Summit cairn
Highest point
Elevation 946[1] m (3,104 ft)
Coordinates 44°33′06″N 8°44′18″E / 44.55167°N 8.73833°E / 44.55167; 8.73833Coordinates: 44°33′06″N 8°44′18″E / 44.55167°N 8.73833°E / 44.55167; 8.73833
Geography
Monte Pracaban is located in Italy
Monte Pracaban
Monte Pracaban
Location in Italy
Location Liguria and Piedmont, Italy
Parent range Ligurian Appennines
Climbing
First ascent ancestral
Easiest route hike

Monte Pracaban is a mountain in the Valle Stura, Liguria, northern Italy, part of the Ligurian Appennines.

Geography[edit]

The mountain is located on the boundary between the comune of Campo Ligure in Liguria, and that of Bosio in Piedmont.

Nature conservation[edit]

The ligurian side of the mountain and its surrounding area are included in a SIC (Site of Community Importance) called Praglia - Pracaban - M. Leco - P. Martin (code IT1331501).[2] Its NE slopes are included in the Piedmontese natural park of the Capanne di Marcarolo.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Istituto Geografico Centrale - Carta dei sentieri 1:50.000 n. 16 Genova - Varazze -Ovada
  2. ^ "Secondo elenco aggiornato dei siti di importanza comunitaria per la regione biogeografica mediterranea in Italia", GU 24-4-2009. Source: Ministero dell'Ambiente. (accessed on January 2013)
  3. ^ Siti di Importanza Comunitaria (SIC), Regione Piemonte, list on gis.csi.it (accessed on January 2013)