Apennine Mountains

Coordinates: 43°16.9′N 12°34.9′E / 43.2817°N 12.5817°E / 43.2817; 12.5817
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Apennine Mountains
Highest point
PeakCorno Grande (Great Horn)
Elevation2,912 m (9,554 ft)
Coordinates42°28′9″N 13°33′57″E / 42.46917°N 13.56583°E / 42.46917; 13.56583
Length1,200 km (750 mi) northwest to southeast
Width250 km (160 mi) southwest to northeast
Native nameMonti Appennini Error {{native name checker}}: parameter value is malformed (help)
Relief map of the Apennines
CountriesItaly and San Marino
Range coordinates43°16.9′N 12°34.9′E / 43.2817°N 12.5817°E / 43.2817; 12.5817
Age of rockMesozoic for formation of rock,
Neogene-Quaternary for orogeny
Type of rockApennine fold and thrust belt

The Apennines are mountains in Italy. Their highest mountain is Corno Grande which is 2,912 metres high. The Apennines have three main parts: the Northern Apennines, the Central Apennines and the Southern Apennines.

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