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Piz Sesvenna

Mountain

Piz Sesvenna
Muntpitschen and Piz Sesvenna
Highest point
Elevation3,204 m (10,512 ft)
Prominence1,055 m (3,461 ft)[1]
Parent peakOrtler
Isolation21.5 km (13.4 mi)[2]
ListingAlpine mountains above 3000 m
Coordinates46°42′21.7″N 10°24′10.6″E / 46.706028°N 10.402944°E / 46.706028; 10.402944Coordinates: 46°42′21.7″N 10°24′10.6″E / 46.706028°N 10.402944°E / 46.706028; 10.402944
Geography
Piz Sesvenna
Location in Switzerland
LocationGraubünden, Switzerland
(mountain partially in Italy)
Parent rangeSesvenna Range

Piz Sesvenna is the highest mountain in the Sesvenna Range of the Alps. It lies between the Swiss canton of Graubünden and the Italian region of South Tyrol. The summit is located within Switzerland, very close to the Italian border and main watershed.

On the north side of Piz Sesvenna lies a glacier named Vadret da Sesvenna.

The closest locality is S-charl, south of Scuol in the Engadin valley.

See also

References

  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is the Ofen Pass (2,149 m).
  2. ^ Retrieved from Google Earth. The nearest point of higher elevation is south of the Muttler.

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