Gran Paradiso


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Gran Pa·ra·di·so

 (grän′ pä-rä-dē′zō)
A peak, 4,061 m (13,323 ft) high, of the Graian Alps in northwest Italy. It is the highest elevation in the range.
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Gran Paradiso

(Italian ɡram paraˈdiːzo)
n
(Placename) 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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He works at home with Norman Sanderson's Gran Paradiso and the pair have already won five races between them this year.
The study area coincided with the Gran Paradiso National Park (710.4 [km.sup.2]; NW Italy).
The park shares a border with the Gran Paradiso National Park in Italy, and they were twinned in 1972, making them the largest protected park in Europe, at 1,250sqm.
Keep your bum warm on the new [euro]18million Piz Seteur gondola and the eight-seater chair lift Gran Paradiso, Italy's first heated chairlift.
Summary: Al Qassimi, Al Khandri, Bachani conquer 4,061-metre high Gran Paradiso
Bill has also been walking and climbing in Ireland, England and Wales and in the Alps - including the Matterhorn and Gran Paradiso without guides.
KELSO: 2.00 Middlebrow, 2.35 Ballyboker Breeze, 3.10 Ballyrock, 3.40 Gran Paradiso, 4.15 Oak Vintage, 4.50 My Idea, 5.25 Present Trend.
Phase 2 consisted of tackling the Gran Paradiso, at 4,061m, the highest mountain entirely within Italy.
Previously fourth to Hudson's Bay in a handicap in Killarney, he probably deserves to get his head in front and gets the vote, although the presence of two Ballydoyle runners, notably Gran Paradiso, is a concern.
The other parks in its top five are Pembrokeshire Coast National Park in Wales, Gran Paradiso National Park in Italy, Pirin National Park in Bulgaria and Greece's Olympus National Park.
Off South Tarniami Trail, three new mega-communities that went dormant in the Great Recession--WCI Communities' Sarasota National, Lennar's Gran Paradiso and DiVosta's Island Walk (the latter two have Venice addresses but are actually are in the city of North Port)--are "flourishing again," she says.