The Grenzgipfel is a peak of Monte Rosa Massif, located on the border between and . The Grenzgipfel is the highest summit on the Italian side of the Monte Rosa massif and the highest point of the entire border between Italy and Switzerland; it is also the culminating point of the Italian region of and of the river Ticino drainage basin.

Landmarks in the Area

The Dunantspitze, formerly called Ostspitze, is a peak of the Monte Rosa Massif in the in .

The Dufourspitze is the highest peak of Monte Rosa, a huge ice-covered mountain massif in the .

The Zumsteinspitze is a peak in the on the border between and .

Nordend is a northern peak of the Monte Rosa Massif.

The Signalkuppe also known as Punta Gnifetti is a peak in the on the border between and .

Localities in the Area

The Passo dei Salati is a mountain pass that between the Valsesia and the Valley of Lys.

Alagna Valsesia is a comune and small village high in the Valsesia alpine valley in the province of Vercelli, , northern , a UNESCO World heritage site since 2013.


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