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The 7 highest mountains in Italy

Many of the highest peaks of the Italian Alps are located in well-known mountain massifs such as the Mont Blanc or the Monte Rosa. Even though they aren’t the highest peaks of the massifs since the main summits are already situated across the border in Switzerland or France, they are only slightly smaller and reach impressive heights of over 4,000 metres. The highest peak in Italy would therefore be the 4,748-metre-high Monte Bianco di Courmayeur. In the following, however, we will not look at the highest peaks, but at the seven highest independent mountains or main summits located in Italy. 

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What defines a mountain?

– Decoding the mountains –

Not all mountains are the same. There are tall mountains and small mountains, as well as famous mountains and unknown mountains. Mountains determine our lives. They influence the places we live in and the way in which countries have been formed over time. They even influence the weather.  With the aid of infographics, we’ll explain to you what exactly a mountain is made of.

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