Brescia and Garda Prealps
The Brescia and Garda Prealps (Prealpi Bresciane e Gardesane in Italian) are a mountain range in the southern part of the Alps. They are located mainly in Lombardy but also in Trentino Alto Adige and in Veneto, in the northern part of Italy.
|Brescia and Garda Prealps|
|Prealpi Bresciane e Gardesane|
|Elevation||2,254 m (7,395 ft)|
|Region||Lombardy, Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol|
|Province||Brescia, Verona and Trento|
|Borders on||Bergamasque Alps and Prealps, Southern Rhaetian Alps and Venetian Prealps|
|Type of rock||Sedimentary rocks|
The easternmost slopes of the mountains are drained by the Adige, the central ande western part of the range by Chiese, Sarca, Oglio and other minor rivers and streams, all of them tributaries of the Po .
- main part = Eastern Alps
- major sector = Southern Limestone Alps
- section = Brescia and Garda Prealps
- code = II/C-32
Brescia and Garda Prealps' borders are (clockwise):
- Oglio river, Iseo lake and Val Camonica (west), which divide them from the Bergamasque Alps and Prealps;
- Croce Domini Pass and Giudicarie (north), which divide them from the southern Rhaetian Alps;
- Adige river (east), which divides them from the Venetian Prealps;
- Po Plain (south).
The Brescia and Garda Prealps are subdivided into two subsections:
which are separated by the Valle Sabbia.
These subsections are further divided in supergroups:
- Brescia Prealps:
- Garda Prealps:
The chief summits of the range are: