Pollux, Italy/Switzerland

Prominence: 247 m, 810 ft

Elevation: 4092 meters, 13,425 feet

True Isolation: 0.7 km, 0.44 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Italian: Polluce
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 55' 40'' N, 7° 47' 7'' E
45.927764, 7.785292 (Dec Deg)
405820 E 5086739 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
State/ProvinceValle d’Aosta
County/Second Level RegionAosta

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Lists that contain Pollux:
     Alpine 4000-meter Peaks (Rank #33)
     UIAA Alpine 4000-meter Peaks (Rank #55)

Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 65
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 62)

Selected Trip Reports:
     1988-09-04 by Filippo Ceragioli
     1995-08-18 by Keith Anderson
     2008-07-02 by Jamie Sav
     2009-05-04 by Matthias Fieles
     2010-08-11 by Caj Svensson
     2012-07-24 by Adam Walker
     2018-08-19 by Jonathan Scislow
     2021-09-24 by Alfred E Neuman

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
On the summit of Pollux, my first 4000-m peak. We went on Castor (in the background) on the next day (2018-04-21). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 247 m/810 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 247 m/810 ft
  Line Parent: Castor
  Key Col: Zwillingsjoch    3845 m/12,615 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.7 km/0.44 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.9233, 7.7917
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Castor  (SE)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Southern Alps
Range4: Pennine Alps
Range5: Southeast Zermatt Area
Range6: Liskamm Group
Ridges/DividesWestern Pyrennes Crest
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Lion
Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Adriatic Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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