Rocca Bernauda

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Rocca Bernauda
Roche Bernaude
Rocca Bernauda is located in Alps
Rocca Bernauda
Rocca Bernauda
Location in the Alps
Highest point
Elevation 3,225 m (10,581 ft)
Listing Alpine mountains above 3000 m
Coordinates 45°06′11″N 06°37′36″E / 45.10306°N 6.62667°E / 45.10306; 6.62667Coordinates: 45°06′11″N 06°37′36″E / 45.10306°N 6.62667°E / 45.10306; 6.62667
Geography
Location Hautes-Alpes, France / Turin, Italy
Parent range Cottian Alps

Rocca Bernauda, in French Roche Bernaude, is a mountain of the Alps of 3,225 metres (10,581 ft). It is the most western point of Italy after the cession of Valle Stretta (Vallée Étroite) with the Paris Peace Treaties of 1947.

It's situated in the Cottian Alps close to Bardonecchia between the Susa Valley, Durance and Maurienne Valley With the Arc river. Geologically is composed by quartzites and gneiss, especially on the peak.