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Monte Rosa

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointMonte Rosa (4634 m/15,203 ft)
CountriesItaly (91%), Switzerland (9%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesPiedmont (64%), Valle d’Aosta (27%), Valais (9%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area195 sq km / 75 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent25 km / 15 mi North-South
14 km / 9 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 53' N; 7° 54' E
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Map of Monte Rosa
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Monte Rosa.
Southeast Zermatt AreaLevel 5 (Parent)
         Liskamm GroupLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Monte RosaLevel 6



Major Peaks of the Monte Rosa

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Monte Rosa463415,203Monte Rosa
2.Corno Nero432214,180Monte Rosa
3.Piramide Vincent421513,829Monte Rosa
4.Balmenhorn416713,671Monte Rosa
5.Jagerhorn397013,025Monte Rosa
6.Punta Vittoria343511,270Monte Rosa
7.Corno Bianco332010,892Monte Rosa
8.Punta Indren326010,696Monte Rosa
9.Stolemberg320210,505Monte Rosa
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Monte Rosa

Monte Rosa

Greg Slayden contemplates the cloud-capped icy majesty of the Monte Rosa massif, high point of the Swiss Alps (1993-08-14).
Nordend
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Nordend from the Dufourspitze (2010-07-31). Photo by Robert Garneau.
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