Monte Viso is the highest mountain of the Cottian Alps. It exceeds all neighboring mountains by at least 500 meters in height and can be seen from a great distance. On the north face are the headwaters of the Po, Italy's longest river. This was one of the reasons making the area around the mountain a UNESCO biosphere reserve in 2013. On a clear day you can see the Milan Cathedral with field glasses from the summit. To the north the view goes as far as to the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc.
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Elevation: 3841 m
Country and region: Italy, Piedmont
Mountain range: Cottian Alps
Prominence: 2062 m
Orometric dominance: 54
Coordinates: 44.667410, 7.090052