Monte Pisanino

Monte Pisanino is the highest peak (1,946 m) in the Alpi Apuane, in Tuscany, central Italy. Located in the comune of Minucciano (province of Lucca), it is also the highest mountain entirely belonging to the Tuscany region.

Monte Pisanino
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Monte Pisanino seen from the Lake Gramolazzo.
Highest point
Elevation1,946 m (6,385 ft)
Prominence1,167 m (3,829 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Isolation19.3 km (12.0 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates44°08′01″N 10°12′52″E / 44.13361°N 10.21444°E / 44.13361; 10.21444Coordinates: 44°08′01″N 10°12′52″E / 44.13361°N 10.21444°E / 44.13361; 10.21444
Geography
Monte Pisanino is located in Italy
Monte Pisanino
Monte Pisanino
Italy
LocationTuscany, Italy
Parent rangeAlpi Apuane

NameEdit

According to the legend, it takes its name from a Pisan soldier who took refuge here. Locally it is called Pizzo della Caranca.

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