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Apennines

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointCorno Grande (2912 m/9554 ft)
CountriesItaly
States/ProvincesEmilia-Romagna (18%), Apulia (16%), Calabria (12%), Abruzzi (8%), Basilicata (8%), Campania (8%), Marche (8%), Tuscany (6%), Molise (4%), Umbria (3%), Piedmont (3%), Liguria (3%), Lazio (2%), Lombardy (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area124,154 sq km / 47,936 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent802 km / 498 mi North-South
885 km / 550 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long41° 32' N; 14° 49' E
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Map of Apennines
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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 Apennines.
Italian Peninsula and IslandsLevel 2 (Parent)
         ApenninesLevel 3
         Western ItalyLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Tyrrhennian IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         SicilyLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Apennines

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Corno Grande29129554 
2.Corno Grande-Vetta Orientale29039524 
3.Corno Grande-Vetta Centrale28939491 
4.Corno Grande-Torrione Cambi28759432 
5.Monte Amaro27939163 
6.Monte Acquaviva27378980 
7.Corno Grande-Anticima Nord alla Vetta Orientale27008858 
8.Monte Focalone26768780 
9.Tre Portoni26738770 
10.Monte Sant'Angelo26698757 
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 Apennines

Corno Grande
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Corno Grande viewed from the south (2012-07-30). Photo by Malek Belhadj.
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Monte Amaro
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Monte Amaro, highest point of Majella massif, surrounded by low clouds (2014-08-01). Photo by Graziano Coppa.
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Monte Vettore
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South face of Monte Vettore as seen from Pretare (2014-05-21). Photo by Graziano Coppa.
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Monte Cavallo
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Monte Cavallo as seen from Sella Acquaviva (2014-08-01). Photo by Graziano Coppa.
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Monte Porrara
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Graziano Coppa on the top of Monte Porrara and its unusual cloud formations (2013-07-30). Photo by Graziano Coppa.
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Monte Maggiorasca
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Monte Maggiorasca from Monte Bue (2017-10-08). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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Monte Bue
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Monte Bue (right) from SE (2017-10-08). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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Monte Lèsima
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Summit of Monte Lesima (2017-10-10). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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Monte Sacro
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Main square near the summit, with chapel and bell tower (2018-05-28). Photo by Andy Martin.
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Monte Catria
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Horses enjoying the summit of Monte Catria (2018-06-07). Photo by Andy Martin.
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