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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