Gran Paradiso


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Gran Paradiso

(grän pärädē`zō), mountain, 13,323 ft (4,061 m) high, in Valle d'Aosta, NW Italy. In the Graian Alps, it is the highest Alpine peak entirely in Italian territory.

Gran Paradiso

a mountain in NW Italy, in NW Piedmont: the highest peak of the Graian Alps. Height: 4061 m (13 323 ft.)
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The research was funded by the Gran Paradiso National Park; we are especially grateful to Bruno Bassano for logistic and scientific support, while Caterina Ferrari gave us the opportunity of analysing Eurasian otter spraints.
Faisal Al Qassimi, Sultan Al Khandri and Pranjal Bachani with Graham Malkin on top of Gran Paradiso Image Credit: Supplied ANJANA KUMAR, staff reporter
The 13-hour days around the tour were invaluable in terms of acclimatising for Mont Blanc and Gran Paradiso prepared us for severe weather conditions.
"It was truly a 'wow' moment when we realised that our park had been ranked alongside the likes of the amazing Olympic National Park in Greece and Gran Paradiso in Italy.
Demand is strongest, he says, in Island Walk and Gran Paradiso, located in the city limits even though they have Venice addresses.
The 14-year-old lost consciousness as he jumped into water during a gorge scrambling activity in the Gran Paradiso National Park in the north of the country.
Al-Emadi, a mountain climber, a free diver, pilot schooner, boxer and athlete, has already climbed to the summit of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania and the summit of Gran Paradiso in Italy.
The gondola or cable car will transport visitors to one of the glacier terraces where you can enjoy a 360-degree panorama of the most famous alpine peaks, including The Matterhorn, Gran Paradiso and Switzerland's Monte Rosa.
The gondola or cable car will transport visitors to one of the glacier terraces where you can enjoy a 360-degree view of the most famous alpine peaks, including The Matterhorn, Gran Paradiso and Switzerland's Monte Rosa.
The otherworldly journey of the Divine Comedy is ridiculed in the operatic Hotel Gran Paradiso. The supernatural, metaphysical contents are grounded on physical, geographical coordinates.
Flower patterns include Monte Blanc (classic romantic floral motif), Monte Rosa (rose bud pattern in warm colors), Cal de Voza (red and pink rosebuds), Maritime (red flowers with branches and birds), Basodino (yellow rose buds with purple flowers), Gran Paradiso (large red poppies) and Primavera (modernized crisp black floral design).
The group was overrun by the avalanche on Thursday at an altitude of 2,500 metres (8,000 feet) while travelling through the Gran Paradiso National Park, an Alpine area north of Turin and near the French border.