Sito d'Interesse Comunitario Gran Sasso

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Protected Area

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  • Natura 2000 Network Code: IT7110202
  • Land Surface Area (ha): 33.995,00
  • Regions: Abruzzo
  • Provinces: L'Aquila, Pescara, Teramo
  • Municipalities: Barisciano, Calascio, Campotosto, Capitignano, Castel del Monte, Castelli, Crognaleto, Fano Adriano, Isola del Gran Sasso d'Italia, L'Aquila, Ofena, Pietracamela, Santo Stefano di Sessanio



Gran Sasso (S.C.I.)

Complex morphology comprising glacial valleys with Apennine's highest summits.
Impressive karst phenomena with glacial morphologies. Presence of the only glacier in the Apennine. High altitude pastures and beech forests. Chionomys nivalis probably is a separated species. 

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