Puntone dei Fraciòn

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Puntone dei Fraciòn
Puntone dei Fraciòn is located in Switzerland
Puntone dei Fraciòn
Puntone dei Fraciòn
Location in Switzerland
Highest point
Elevation 3,202 m (10,505 ft)
Prominence 157 m (515 ft) [1]
Parent peak Vogelberg
Coordinates 46°28′15.7″N 9°5′6.5″E / 46.471028°N 9.085139°E / 46.471028; 9.085139Coordinates: 46°28′15.7″N 9°5′6.5″E / 46.471028°N 9.085139°E / 46.471028; 9.085139
Geography
Location Ticino/Graubünden, Switzerland
Parent range Lepontine Alps

Puntone dei Fraciòn is a 3,202-metre-high mountain in the Lepontine Alps, located on the border between the Swiss cantons of Ticino and Graubünden. It is the highest peak of the Calanca valley (Graubünden). On its west side (Ticino) it overlooks the valley of Malvaglia. It lies approximately halfway between the Vogelberg and the Zapporthorn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Zapportpass (3,045 m).

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