Gran Paradiso

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Gran Paradiso (Italian ɡram paraˈdiːzo)
 
n
a mountain in NW Italy, in NW Piedmont: the highest peak of the Graian Alps. Height: 4061 m (13 323 ft)

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gran paradiso

highest mountain, 13,323 ft (4,061 m), entirely within Italy and the culminating point of the Graian Alps (q.v.). The peak lies within a popular Alpine resort area and is the central attraction of the National Park of Gran Paradiso (1922). In September 1860 the Englishman John Cowell became the first to reach the summit of the mountain.

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