Vatican Hill, Vatican City


Elevation: 78 meters, 256 feet

True Isolation: 1.46 km, 0.91 mi
Alternate Name(s)Mons Vaticanus; Colle Vaticano
Peak TypeUnnamed High Point
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)41° 54' 13'' N, 12° 27' 0'' E
41.903493, 12.450122 (Dec Deg)
288499 E 4642206 N, Zone 33 (UTM)
CountryVatican City (Highest Point)

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     World Country High Points (Rank #236)
     Europe Country High Points (Rank #53)
     Core Europe Country High Points (Rank #49)
     Peaks with Most Individual Summiters-Outside USA (Rank #38)
     Europe High Points - Comprehensive List (Rank #62)
     Europe High Points with Iberian Substitution (Rank #49)
     Most Isolated Peak of Europe Countries (Rank #56)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Europe's High Points (McKeating, Crolla)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1971-08-15 by Ben Lostracco
     2001-07 by Rickard Colliander
     2006-03-17 by Lee Newton
     2006-08-21 by Michael Vecchiarelli
     2007-03-11 by Norbert Schaefer
     2011-11-13 by Matthias Fieles
     2012-01-28 by Andrej Gerber
     2012-10-11 by Lyngve Skrede
     2012-11-15 by Caj Svensson
     2013-01-26 by Mark McAllister
     2016-06-02 by Martin Friedrich
     2016-06-11 by Dennis Stewart (Unsuccessful)

View ascents of peak by registered members (74 total)

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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Summit photo at 78,5 m according to writing by the door (2009-06-13). Photo by Lars Holme.
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Isolation1.46 km/0.91 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Monte Mario  (N)
Isolation Limit Point: 41° 54' 59'' N, 12° 26' 51'' E
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RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Italian Peninsula and Islands
Range3: Western Italy
Drainage BasinsTiber
Tyrrhenian Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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