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Cottian Alps

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The Cottian Alps (French: Alpes Cottiennes; Italian: Alpi Cozie) are a mountain range in the south-western part of the Alps. They form the border between France (Hautes-Alpes and Savoie) and Italy (Piedmont). The Maddalena Pass separates them from the Maritime Alps; the Col du Mont Cenis separates them from the Graian Alps; the Col du Galibier separates them from the Dauphiné Alps. The highway and railroad tunnels du Fréjus between Modane and Susa are important transportation arteries between France (Lyon, Grenoble) and Italy (Turin).

The Cottian Alps are drained by the rivers Durance and Arc and their tributaries on the French side; by the Dora Riparia and other tributaries of the Po on the Italian side.

Peaks

The chief peaks of the Cottian Alps are:

Mount Monviso 3843 meters(12,609 feet)
Dents d'Ambin 3382 meters(11,096 feet)
Viso di Vallante 3672 meters(12,048 feet)
Mont d'Ambin 3377 meters(11,080 feet)
Aiguille de Scolette 3505 meters(11,500 feet)
Pointe de la Font Sancte 3387 meters
Aiguille de Chambeyron 3400 meters(11,155 feet)
Punta Ferrant 3364 meters(11,037 feet)
Grand Rubren 3340 meters
Visolotto 3353 meters(11,001 feet)
Bric de Chambeyron 3388 meters(11,116 feet)
Rochebrune 3324 meters(10,906 feet)
Rognosa d'Etache 3385 meters(11,106 feet)
Punta Sommeiller 3321 meters(10,896 feet)
Bric Froid 3310 meters(10,860 feet)
Tete des Toillies 3179 meters(10,430 feet)
Grand Glaiza 3286 meters(10,781 feet)
Monte Granero 3170 meters(10,401 feet)
Rognosa di Sestrieres 3279 meters(10,758 feet)
Mont Chaberton 3135 meters(10,286 feet)
Panestrel 3253 meters(10,673 feet)
Tete de Moyse 3110 meters(10,204 feet)
Roche du Grand Galibier 3242 meters(10,637 feet)
Monte Meidassa 3105 meters(10,187 feet)
Peou Roc 3231 meters(10,601 feet)
Pelvo d'Elva 3064 meters(10,053 feet)
Pic du Pelvat 3218 meters(10,558 feet)
Mont Politri 3051 meters(10,009 feet)
Pointe Haute de Mary 3212 meters(10,539 feet)
Mont Albergian 3040 meters(9974 feet)
Pic du Thabor 3144 meters(10,316 feet)
Bric Bouchet 3003 meters(9853 feet)
Mont Thabor 3182 meters(10,440 feet)
Punta Cournour 2868 meters(9410 feet)
Pointe des Cerces 3180 meters(10,434 feet)
Le pain de sucre 3208 meters(10,526 feet)
Rocca Bianca 3059 meters(10,037 feet)
Pic Caramantran 3025 meters(9,925 feet)
Pointe des Marcelettes 2909 meters(9,545 feet)
Pic du Malrif 2906 meters(9,535 feet)






Passes

The chief passes of the Cottian Alps are:

namelocationtypeelevation (m/ft)
Col Sommeiller Bardonecchia to Bramanssnow 2962/9718
Col de la Traversette Crissolo to Abrièsbridle path 2950/9679
Col d'AmbinExilles to Bramanssnow 2854/9364
Col de St Veran Valle Varaita to the Queyras Valleyfoot path 2844/9331
Col d'Etache Bardonecchia to Bramansbridle path 2787/9144
Col AgnelValle Varaita to the Queyras Valleyroad 2744/9003
Col Girardin Ubaye Valley to the Queyras Valleybridle path 2699/8855
Col de Sautron Valle Maira to Barcelonnette bridle path 2689/8823
Col de Longet Ubaye Valley to Valle Varaitabridle path 2672/8767
Col de Mary Ubaye Valley to Valle Mairabridle path 2654/8708
Col d'Abriès Perosa to Abrièsbridle path 2650/8695
Col de la Roue Bardonecchia to Modanebridle path 2566/8419
Col de Fréjus Bardonecchia to Modanedirt road 2542
Col de ClapierBramans to Susabridle path 2491/8173
Col d'Izoard Briançon to the Queyras Valleyroad 2388/7835
Col de la CroixTorre Pellice to Abrièsbridle path 2309/7576
Petit Mont Cenis Bramans to the Mont Cenis Plateaubridle path 2184/7166
Col de VarsUbaye Valley to the Queyras Valleyroad 2115/6939
Mont Cenis Lanslebourg to Susaroad 2101/6893
Col de Sestriere Pinerolo to Cesana Torineseroad 2021/6631
Col de Montgenèvre Briançon to Susaroad 1854/6083
Col de l'Echelle Briançon to Bardonecchiaroad 1760/5774
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