Piz Bianco

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Piz Bianco
Piz Alv
Biancograt.jpg
Piz Bernina (left) and Piz Bianco (center)
Highest point
Elevation 3,995 m (13,107 ft)
Prominence 15 m (49 ft) [1]
Parent peak Piz Bernina
Coordinates 46°23′04.6″N 9°54′23.4″E / 46.384611°N 9.906500°E / 46.384611; 9.906500Coordinates: 46°23′04.6″N 9°54′23.4″E / 46.384611°N 9.906500°E / 46.384611; 9.906500
Geography
Piz Bianco is located in Switzerland
Piz Bianco
Piz Bianco
Location in Switzerland
Location Graubünden, Switzerland
Parent range Bernina Range

Piz Bianco (also known as Piz Alv) is a minor summit north of Piz Bernina, in the Bernina Range of the Alps. It is located south of Pontresina in the canton of Graubünden.

Culminating at 3,995 metres, Piz Bianco is the highest point of the snowy ridge named Biancograt (or Crast'Alva). The summit is often traversed by climbers on the way to Piz Bernina.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Approximation. Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps and Google Earth. The key col is located south of the summit at 3,980 metres.

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