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  Peakware - Corno Grande   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
English: The Corno Grande is the highest peak in the Apennines.
On the north side of Corno Grande there is the most southern glacier of Europe, named Calderone.
The Calderone glacier (l¥ anfiteatro) is framed by the peaks of Corno Grande Occidentale (2912m), Corno Grande Centrale (2893m), und Corno Grande Orientale (2903m).
www.peakware.com /encyclopedia/peaks/cornogrande.htm   (217 words)

  
 Gran Sasso - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gran Sasso (Italian for great stone), a massif located in the Abruzzo region of central Italy, is the highest of the Apennines and the centerpiece of a national park (established 1991).
Corno Grande was first ascended in 1573 by the Bolognese captain Francesco De Marchi together with Francesco Di Domenico; nowadays, the tops of both peaks can be reached by hiking strenuous trails or rock climbing.
At the base of the peaks is the extensive Campo Imperatore plateau, connected to the ski villages of Prati di Tivo and Fonte Cerreto via ski lifts and roads which are closed in winter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gran_Sasso   (415 words)

  
 Manici per coltelli, taglieri, scatole; articoli in legno, osso, corno, lavorazioni materiali pregiati
Ci sono servizi del corno di cervo adatti a dei particolari usi e altri di generi diversi di svariata concezione.
La preparazione e l'impegno nella produzione del corno di cervo introducono concettualmente questi pratici oggetti, e, nel principale uso quotidiano, impegnando sempre il nostro pensiero, dopo un accurato controllo, un ampio confronto del corno di cervo nel concetto dei clienti più esigenti.
La variegata composizione del corno di bufalo soddisfa completamente la verifica e la constatazione e, in premessa all'intero discorso, confermando e dimostrando, in corrispondenza di un alto standard qualitativo, l'evidente potenzialità del corno di bufalo perseverando nel miglioramento delle forme e del sottostante.
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 Grand Sasso D'Italia
From Grand Sasso they went to l'Aquila and by this time some had already started off for the states or other assignments.
When the 2662 detachment arrived at Grand Sasso the gliders were still there, though somewhat picked over for souvenirs.
Jack Kappler and Bob Galaher also climbed Corno Piccolo and Jack recalled with a smile that one part of climb found them at an impasse and so Jack actually stood on Bob's head in order to be able to reach high enough to get to the next hand hold.
homepage.mac.com /galaher/10thMountain/grand_sasso.html   (297 words)

  
 Gran Sasso - Iridis Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Gran Sasso (Italian for great stone), located in the Abruzzo region of central Italy, is the highest of the Apennines and the centerpiece of a national park (established 1991).
At the base of the peaks is the extensive Campo Imperatore plateau, connected to the ski villages of Prati di Tivo and Fonte Cerreto via both ski lifts and roads (the latter closed in winter).
Both tunnel and laboratory face strong opposition from local environmental groups due to their interference with the aquifer, presence within a national park, and a small-scale chemical spill at the lab in 2002.
www.iridis.com /Gran_Sasso   (328 words)

  
 COR ANGLAIS - LoveToKnow Article on COR ANGLAIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
corno inglese), a wood-wind double-reed instrument of the oboe family, of which it is the tenor.
Before 1688 the French hoboy, made in, four parts and having two keys, was known in England.i It is probable that in France, where the hautbois played such an important part in court music, the cor anglais, under the name of haute-contre de hautbois, was also provided with keys.
The origin of the name of the instrument is also a matter of conjecture.
84.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CO/COR_ANGLAIS.htm   (1073 words)

  
 The national park Gran sasso (Laga)
Gran Sasso is situated between the Vomano river basin in the north and that of the Aterno-Pescara river in the south.
Corno Grande is the highest peak of the Apennine, at 2912 metres.
Below the northern face of the Corno Grande there is the Calderone, the only glacier of the Apennine and the most southern of Europe.
www.abruzzoverdeblu.it /?id=19&lingua=en   (308 words)

  
 Regione Abruzzo Settore Turismo - The Territory - The mountains
Among these we can mention Corno Grande (2912 mts) where the only glacier of the Apennine survives and the most southern in Europe: the Calderone, the Corno Piccolo (2637 mts), the Monte Brancastello (2560 mts), the Monte Aquila (2495 mts).
The Monte Amàro (2793 mts), the second highest peak of the Apennine after the Corno Grande, dominates the karst plateau of the Femmina Morta, about 4 kms long and, southward, an enormous dome of calcarean rock, marked by deep channels terminating in naked walls on the high eastern hills.
Similar formations exist south-west of the Majella, the so-called major plateaus, one of which is the Piano delle Cinquemiglia.The plain of Fucino divides the chain of Velino-Sirente from a third one, which belongs only partially to Abruzzo, as it runs along the border of Lazio.
www.regione.abruzzo.it /TURISMO/en/territorio/mountains.htm   (417 words)

  
 Year II, No.4, page 22: Monte Corno
The Corno Grande is about 200 million years old; the last geological uplift dates back to 5 million years ago.
One possible destination is the Calderone, a small glacier, the southernmost in Europe, located at 2800 mt., near the Corno Grande, protected by an amphitheater of steep rock walls.
The view is astounding: Corno Piccolo, Pizzo Intermesoli, Monte Aquila, Piana di Campo Imperatore and to the east the hills of the province of Teramo and the Adriatic Sea.
www.abruzzoheritage.com /magazine/2001_02/0102_d.htm   (741 words)

  
 Delos 46: Intervista con Andrea Corno
L'evento di questa primavera 1999 è, senza ombra di dubbio, il ritorno in grande stile della Garden Editoriale con un nuovo prodotto qualitativo dedicato alla fantascienza, che avrà un occhio di particolare riguardo per la produzione italiana.
Queste operazioni sono comunque molto delicate: da un lato andare in onda sulla Rai in prima serata ti porta del nuovo potenziale pubblico, dall'altro si rischia di non soddisfare il lettore abituale che, per esempio, si trova a che fare con una voce del suo personaggio preferito che non ritiene adeguata.
Diciamo che forse potrà esserci un ritorno in grande stile di un vecchio marchio.
www.delos.fantascienza.com /delos46/corno.html   (2074 words)

  
 Appenines. Who is Appenines? What is Appenines? Where is Appenines? Definition of Appenines. Meaning of Appenines.
They lend their name to the Apennine peninsula which forms the major part of Italy.
The mountains are mostly green and wooded, although the highest peak, Corno Grande (2,912 m), is covered by a glacier.
The eastern slopes down to the Adriatic Sea are steep, while the western slopes form a plain on which most of Italy's historic cities are located.
www.knowledgerush.com /kr/encyclopedia/Appenines   (175 words)

  
 www.gulliverandia.it-residence gulliver-appartamenti casa vacanza piscina bar solarium-dintorni_d
Situated in a large dell, for which it is named, just below the peaks of Corno Grande, the Calderone glacier owes its fame to the fact that it is the only glacier in the Apennines and the southernmost glacier in Europe(42° N. latitude).
I tell you that there is no fountain, but only a great valley between Monte di Santo Niccola and Corno Monte where there is always between 15 and 20 feet of snow, and even more at some points where the snow and ice remain all year round.
Every year on May 1, the statue of the saint is removed for the cave and carried in a procession to the nearby parish church of Ripe of Civitella, where it is kept on display for the whole month of May, before being brought back to the cave.
www.gulliverandia.it /montagna_e.htm   (3771 words)

  
 Italy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The cross on the summit of Corno Grande, at 2912 metres, the highest mountain in the Apennines (and the highest in Italy south of the Alps).
Looking down through a break in the clouds to the Bivacco Bafile hut from the summit of Corno Grande.
Corno Grande from the summit of Pizzo Cefalone (2533 metres).
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 Corno Grande - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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 Leonardo da Vinci: Tutte le informazioni su Leonardo da Vinci su Encyclopedia.it
Nel corso della sua vita, progettò una grande enciclopedia, basata su disegni dettagliati di qualsiasi cosa.
Nel 1502 Leonardo da Vinci produsse il disegno di un ponte a campata unica di 240 metri, come parte di un progetto di ingegneria civile per il Sultano Beyazid II di Costantinopoli.
Il ponte era previsto che sarebbe partito da uno degli ingressi alla bocca del Bosforo conosciuto come Corno d'Oro.
www.encyclopedia.it /l/le/leonardo_da_vinci.html   (1400 words)

  
 Corno - AllRefer.com - Corno, Monte, Italy (Italian Physical Geography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Ludwig Güttler prowess on both the trumpet and the corno da caccia made him one of the most successful virtuosos of our time.
Today's itinerary, "Giro del Corno Bianco", is number 29 in the second book by the The view on the twin peaks of Corno Bianco and Corno Nero/Schwarzhorn
Corno strives to produce a feed containing proteins and minerals in the correct quantities so that the development of the animal is uniform.
www.allindexes.com /alid/corno.htm   (314 words)

  
 L'ultima foce - Pagine D'Abruzzo
Al pari della Maiella, di Corno Grande o del Guerriero di Capestrano, il Sangro rappresenta uno degli elementi più evocativi d'Abruzzo.
Di questo vi è memoria nel racconto dei vecchi a proposito della grande piena che, nell'autunno del 1943, bloccò gli eserciti contrapposti per diverse settimane.
Al pari dei rotondi e materni contrafforti della Maiella, delle pareti aeree e verticali del Corno Grande o della misteriosa sagoma del guerriero di Capestrano, questo fiume rappresenta uno degli elementi più evocativi della nostra regione.
www.profesnet.it /dabruzzo/ambiente/foce_sangro/index.html   (888 words)

  
 Skirando -- Corno Grande, Gran Sasso d'Italia: Par le Versant N
Corno Grande, Gran Sasso d'Italia: Par le Versant N
On monte les pentes Ouest du Corno Piccolo pour gagner le refuge Franchetti (fermé).
See all the routes/outings of "Corno Grande, Gran Sasso d'Italia" summit.
www.skirando.ch /en/tpl2/route4320.html   (291 words)

  
 www.gulliverandia.it-residence gulliver-appartamenti casa vacanza piscina bar solarium-dintorni
Established on April 20, 1990, The Corno Grande Nature Preserve of Pietracamela covers 2200 hectares in the heart of the Gran Sasso Massif and includes its highest peaks.
Dominated by the majestic "giant" of the Apennines, with its daunting vertical rock face which is so much a part of Italian mountaineering history, this area holds an undeniable fascination.
The preserve boasts the mt. 2912 Corno Grande, the mt. 2700 Calderone Glacier, Corno Piccolo (2655) as well as the rocky pillars of Pizzo Intermesoli (2635) which became part of the preserve after it was enlarged from 1000 hectares to its current size of 2200 hectares.
www.gulliverandia.it /riserve_e.htm   (1572 words)

  
 Scialpinismo negli Appennini, Monti Sibillini e Gran Sasso
Questo tratto è piuttosto interessante, completamente racchiuso tra le rocce e molto poco percorso: presenta una strettoia ripida in uscita, quasi sempre superabile con gli sci.
La discesa dal Corno Grande verso Campo Imperatore comporta la possibilità di concatenare una seconda discesa per il ritorno a Fonte Cerreto, in quanto normalmente, fino a primavera inoltrata, la strada provinciale rimane chiusa e si sale in funivia.
Dalla Sella di Monte Aquila si prosegue per morbide gobbe verso il Corno Grande, oltrepassando la Sella di Corno Grande e risalendo al “Sassone” (caratteristica e ben visibile torre isolata che sormonta un ripido pendio).
www.planetmountain.com /Snow/italia/Sibillini/03.html   (732 words)

  
 Mountain Info
The southermost glacier in Europe struggled in the warm weather on the north side of the Corno Grande mountains.
The Corno Grande has three summit peaks (west, central, east) appropriately called Vetta Occidentale (2912m), Vetta Centrale (2893m) and Vetta Orientale (2903m).
Corno Grande, West (2912m), Middle (2893m) and East (2903m) summits.
www.ii.uib.no /~petter/mountains/2000mtn.html   (18736 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
West side of the Corno Grande (2950 m), the highest peak in the Apennines: for tectonic reasons we have Lias massive limestones which cover a 700m Cretaceous-Tertiary stratigraphic sequence.
A very large park (about 150000 ha) with a very high richness in important geosites (Corno Grande, the highest peak in the Apennines, Campo Imperatore karstic-glacial area, Voltigno polje, Salinello canyon).
Gran Sasso National Park: at Camp Imperatore, an intermontane plain (altitude 1800m), the Corno Grande (Lias limestone) is reflected on a karstic small lake.
www.sgu.se /hotell/progeo/news/96_3/abruzzi.html   (480 words)

  
 Corno - eoa : Corno Mills Elevator   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The peculiar formation of the tone-producing portion of a Corno Dolce pipe is Corno Dolce Flat 8', 4'; Cadet Chapel, United States Military Academy,
Corno Grande: Visit TripAdvisor, your source for the web's best unbiased reviews and articles about Corno Grande in Abruzzi, Italy.
Once part of the large complex of Corno Mills, this lone grain elevator National Oats Company opened the Corno Mills in 1904, which thrived in the East
www.linktodirectory.com /ltdi/corno.html   (179 words)

  
 Dove osano le bici   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Le rampe nella parte finale sono molto ripide e tormentate; abbiamo un po’ di difficoltà a girare con la bici di traverso sulle spalle, mentre sotto i piedi il vuoto aumenta di pari passo con la nostra attenzione a non cadere, perché qui non si deve cadere.
Lasciato, infatti, alle spalle il sentiero che da Sella di Monte Aquila porta alla salita «normale» al Corno Grande, non abbiamo di fronte che prati ripidi e solo qualche «palina» indica la strada per il rifugio, che appare col suo pluviometro all’ultimo momento.
Siamo nel cuore del massiccio, chiusi alle spalle dal Corno Grande di quasi 3.000 metri, di fronte al Pizzo Cefalone di 2.533 metri.
www.sportpro.it /mtb/itinerari/OSAno.htm   (2545 words)

  
 americasroof news - hiking and climbing the highest mountains and hills in the world and U.S.
The articles do not give the specific coordinates of the peak to be named but report it is 2,424 metres (7,900 feet).
There are several higher peaks on the massif including the highest 2,914 metre Corno Grande peak.
The coordinates for Corno Grande is 48 28N; 13 34E
www.network54.com /Forum/message?forumid=3897&messageid=1111701585   (163 words)

  
 SummitPost.org - Corno Grande Climbing Information
Corno Grande, king of the Gran Sasso Massif, also known as Italy's "rocky heart", is the highest mountain on the Italian mainland outside of the Alps.
Being an impressively huge mountain Corno Grande consists of the following major peaks: Vetta Occidentale (occidental summit, 2912 m), Vetta Orientale (oriental summit, 2903 m), Vetta Centrale (central summit, 2893 m) and Torrione Cambi (2875 m).
If you attemp to climb Corno Grande's main summit in Winter you should start from Prati di Tivo (1450 m) on the northern versant of the mountain or from the Albergo Campo Imperatore (2128 m) on the southern side (in winter only reachable by the cable car from Assergi).
www.summitpost.com /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/62   (1770 words)

  
 ITALIA Planning Your Trip - General Info
The Apennines form the backbone of the peninsula, stretching in a wide arc concave to the Tyrrhenian Sea.
The Corno Grande (Gran Sasso d'Italia) is the highest peak.
A large part of central Italy is characterized by a green hilly landscape, through which the rivers Arno and Tevere (Tiber) run.
www.italiantourism.com /geninfo.html   (377 words)

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