Pennine Alps

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The Pennine Alps are a mountain range in the western part of the Alps. They are in Switzerland (Valais) and Italy (Piedmont and the Aosta Valley).

They include the following peaks:

Name Height (metres) Height (feet)
Dufourspitze 4,638 15,217
Ostspitz 4,632 15,197
Grenzgipfel 4,618 15,151
Nordend 4,609 15,121
Zumsteinspitze 4,563 14,970
Signalkuppe 4,554 14,941
Dom 4,545 14,911
Lyskamm 4,538 14,889
Weisshorn 4,506 14,780
Täschhorn 4,491 14,734
Matterhorn 4,478 14,693
Parrotspitze 4,432 14,541
Dent Blanche 4,364 14,318
Nadelhorn 4,327 14,196
Grand Combin 4,314 14,164
Lenzspitze 4,294 14,088
Stecknadelhorn 4,241 13,914
Castor 4,230 13,879
Zinalrothorn 4,223 13,856
Hohberghorn 4,219 13,841
Alphubel 4,206 13,799
Rimpfischhorn 4,199 13,776
Strahlhorn 4,191 13,751
Dent d'Hérens 4,171 13,684
Breithorn 4,164 13,661
Bishorn 4,153 13,625
Pollux 4,092 13,425
Ober Gabelhorn 4,073 13,364
Allalinhorn 4,034 13,236
Weissmies 4,031 13,226
Lagginhorn 4,005 13,140
Fletschhorn 3,993 13,110
Grand Cornier 3,962 12,999
Ruinette 3,879 12,727
Name Height (metres) Height (feet)
Mont Blanc de Cheilon 3,870 12,697
Cima di Jazzi 3,818 12,527
Balfrin 3,802 12,474
Pigne d'Arolla 3,796 12,454
Mont Vélan 3,765 12,353
Tête Blanche 3,750 12,304
L'Évêque 3,738 12,264
Mont Pleureur 3,706 12,159
Aiguille de la Tsa 3,668 12,034
Besso 3,667 12,031
Mont Collon 3,637 11,932
Diablons 3,605 11,828
Mont Gelé 3,517 11,539
Becca di Luseney 3,506 11,503
Château des Dames 3,489 11,447
Grand Tournalin 3,379 11,086
Rosablanche 3,348 10,985
Mont Avril 3,341 10,962
Grande Rochère 3,326 10,913
Corno Bianco 3,320 10,893
Testa Grigia 3,315 10,876
Sasseneire 3,259 10,693
Grand Golliaz 3,240 10,630
Pizzo Bianco 3,216 10,552
Latelhorn 3,207 10,523
Schwarzhorn (Augstbord) 3,204 10,512
Gornergrat 3,136 10,289
Mont Nery 3,070 10,073
Bella Tola 3,028 9,935
Monte Tagliaferro 2,964 9,725
Riffelhorn 2,931 9,617
Cima di Bò 2,556 8,386


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Coordinates: 46°05′N 7°50′E