Monte Meidassa
Monte Meidassa is a peak in the Cottian Alps
Cottian Alps
The Cottian Alps are a mountain range in the southwestern part of the Alps. They form the border between France and Italy...

, in western Piedmont
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, northern Italy
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Included in the comuni
In Italy, the comune is the basic administrative division, and may be properly approximated in casual speech by the English word township or municipality.-Importance and function:...

of Crissolo
Crissolo is a comune in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60 km southwest of Turin and about 45 km northwest of Cuneo, on the border with France...

 and Bobbio Pellice
Bobbio Pellice
Bobbio Pellice is a comune in the Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 50 km southwest of Turin, on the border with France and at the end of the Val Pellice...

, not far from the boundary with France
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, it has an elevation of 3,105 m. It separates the Val Chisone
Val Chisone
The Val Chisone is one of the Occitan valleys of western Piedmont, situated in the Cottian Alps of north-west Italy.-Geography:Traditionally, the valley's entrances are considered the towns of Pinerolo and Sestriere...

 and the Valle Po
Valle Po
thumb|250px|The source of the Po River near Crissolo.The Valle Po is a valley in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont, northern Italy, run by the Po River before it enters the Po Valley . It has a length of some 32 km, from Saluzzo to Crissolo, and is home to the Monviso mountain...


The slightly higher Monte Granero
Monte Granero
Monte Granero is a peak in the Cottian Alps, in western Piedmont, northern Italy. It has an elevation of 3,170 m. It is located between the Val Pellice and the Valle Po, not far from the boundary with France....

is located nearby.
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