Roccia Nera

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Roccia Nera
Roccia Nera.jpg
View from Schwarztor (east side)
Highest point
Elevation4,075 m (13,369 ft)
Prominence20 m (66 ft) [1]
Parent peakEastern Breithorn
Coordinates45°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
Native nameFrench: Rocher noir, German: Schwarzfluh
English translationBlack Rock
Roccia Nera is located in Alps
Roccia Nera
Roccia Nera
Location in the Alps
CountriesSwitzerland and Italy
Canton/RegionValais and Aosta Valley
Parent rangePennine Alps

The Roccia Nera (Italian for Black Rock, French: Rocher noir, German: Schwarzfluh) 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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