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Tyrrhennian Islands

Range TypeArchipelago
Highest PointMonte Cinto (2706 m/8878 ft)
CountriesItaly (74%), France (26%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesSardegna (73%), Corsica (27%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area32,967 sq km / 12,729 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent602 km / 374 mi North-South
585 km / 363 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 4' N; 8° 59' E
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Map of Tyrrhennian Islands
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Italian Peninsula and IslandsLevel 2 (Parent)
         ApenninesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Western ItalyLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Tyrrhennian IslandsLevel 3
         SicilyLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Tyrrhennian Islands

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Monte Cinto27068878 
2.Monte Rotondo26228602 
3.Capu Biancu25628406 
4.Punta Minuta25568386 
5.Paglia Orba25258284 
6.A Maniccia24968189 
7.Monte Padru23907841 
8.Monte d'Oro23897838 
9.Monte Renoso23527717 
10.Punta Artica23277635 
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 Tyrrhennian Islands

Monte Cinto
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Our group on the summit of Monte Cinto (2013-08-27). Photo by Matúš Morong.
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Punta la Marmora
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The ridge where lies the highest point of Sardinia, as seen from the NW, at Bruncu Spina summit (1829 masl) (2008-03-13). Photo by Nicola Cadau.
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Punta della Croce
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Cross on the summit as seen from Genna Orisa Pass (2017-06-03). Photo by Nicola Cadau.
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Monte San Petrone
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Beautiful views on nearby mountains and Mediterranean sea from the summit of Monte San Petrone (2021-07-19). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Monte Calva
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On Monte Calva summit, with view towards Punta Furcata - Punta di Quercitella - Punta Samulaghia (2014-10-06). Photo by Freddy Zutterman.
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Aragnascu
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Rocky Aragnascu summit offers nice 360-degrees views - towards south-west the capital of Corsica Ajaccio is visible (2021-07-27). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Capo Rosso
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Capu Rossu seen from the approach. Ascent is in a stony gully on the left (2017-04-23). Photo by Freddy Zutterman.
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