Marmolada


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Marmolada,

peak, Italy: see DolomitesDolomites
or Dolomite Alps,
Alpine group, N Italy, between the Isarco and Piave rivers, named for the dolomitic limestone of which it is composed. Famous for their strikingly bold outline (a stairstep effect created by erosion of alternate layers of soft and hard rock)
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Marmolada

a mountain in NE Italy: highest peak in the Dolomites. Height: 3342 m (10 965 ft.)
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The highest peak of the Dolomites - a part of the Alps - is Marmolada, with a height of 10,965 feet.
There was no shortage of photo stops with 2,500-metre vantage points looking outwards to the Dolomites' highest peak, Marmolada, and later Sassolungo or inwards to the ever-present backdrop of the Sella Group with its giant cliffs penetrated by deep gorges.