Roccia Nera

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Roccia Nera
French: Rocher noir, German: Schwarzfluh
Roccia Nera.jpg
View from Schwarztor (east side)
Highest point
Elevation 4,075 m (13,369 ft)
Prominence 20 m (66 ft) [1]
Parent peak Eastern Breithorn
Coordinates 45°55′57″N 7°46′31″E / 45.93250°N 7.77528°E / 45.93250; 7.77528Coordinates: 45°55′57″N 7°46′31″E / 45.93250°N 7.77528°E / 45.93250; 7.77528
Naming
Translation Black Rock
Geography
Roccia Nera is located in Alps
Roccia Nera
Roccia Nera
Location in the Alps
Countries Switzerland and Italy
Canton/Region Valais and Aosta Valley
Parent range Pennine Alps

The Roccia Nera (Italian for Black Rock, French: Rocher noir, German: Schwarzfluh) (meaning in all languages: "Black Rock") is a peak of the Breithorn range in the Pennine Alps, on the boundary between the Aosta Valley (northern Italy) and canton of Valais (southern Switzerland). It is the easternmost summit of the Breithorn massif, located east of the Gendarm (or eastern Breithorn Twin). It overlooks the Schwarztor (English: Black Gate) pass on its east side.

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