Maritime Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointArgentera (3297 m/10,817 ft)
CountriesFrance (84%), Italy (16%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesProvence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (84%), Piedmont (9%), Liguria (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area23,547 sq km / 9,092 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent167 km / 104 mi North-South
301 km / 187 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long43° 46' N; 6° 30' E
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Map of Maritime Alps
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Maritime Alps.
Western AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Maritime AlpsLevel 4
         Dauphine AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Cottian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Savoy AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Graian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Maritime Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
2.Cime du Gélas314310,312 
3.Monte Matto309710,161 
4.Mont Pelat305110,010 
5.Mont Clapier30459990 
6.Tête de Siguret30329948 
7.Asta Soprana29709744 
8.Tête de l'Estrop29619715 
9.Mount Malinern29399642 
10.Mont du Grand Capelet29359629 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Maritime Alps

Mont Pelat
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Mont Pelat from the trail (2008-09-18). Photo by Nathan Leroy.
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Chemin des Révoires
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Highest point in Monaco, Chemin des Révoires, 162m (2016-05-02). Photo by Lee Humphries.
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