Monte Terminillo

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Monte Terminillo
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Terminillo seen from the east
Highest point
Elevation2,217 m (7,274 ft)
Coordinates42°29′N 13°00′E / 42.483°N 13.000°E / 42.483; 13.000Coordinates: 42°29′N 13°00′E / 42.483°N 13.000°E / 42.483; 13.000
Naming
Language of nameItalian
Geography
Monte Terminillo is located in Italy
Monte Terminillo
Monte Terminillo
Italy
LocationLazio, Italy
Parent rangeApennines

Monte Terminillo is a massif in the Monti Reatini, part of the Abruzzi Apennine range in central Italy. It is located some 20 km from Rieti and 100 km from Rome and has a highest altitude of 2,217 metres (7,274 ft).

It is a typical Apennine massif, both for its morphology, articulated but not exceedingly sharp, and for the fauna and vegetation. Its slopes are separated by the neighbouring smaller massifs by deep valleys, including the Valle Leonina, leading to Leonessa, and the Ravara and Capo Scura valleys leading to that of the Velino River. On the opposite sides are the Valle dell'Inferno ("Hell's Valley") and Valle degli Angeli ("Angels' Valley") leading to Rieti's plain and the mounts of Cantalice.

The Terminillo is an active ski resort.

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