Lac de Capitello / Lavu di Capitellu - Corsica (France)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
N 42° 12.802 E 009° 00.685
32T E 500942 N 4673466
Quick Description: Lac de Capitello (Lavu di Capitellu in Corsican) is one of several small glacial lake pearls of mountain area of Massif du Monte Rotondo in Corsica (Haute Corse).
Location: Corse, France
Date Posted: 3/19/2012 3:08:14 PM
Waymark Code: WME130
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob
Views: 3

Long Description:

Lac de Capitello (Lavu di Capitellu in Corsican) is one of several small glacial lake pearls of mountain area of Massif du Monte Rotondo in Corsica (Haute Corse).

Lac de Capitello is located in the upper part of Restonica valley (altitude 1 930 m) above Lac di Melo, about 11 km from the town Corte. Lake is located circa 3 hrs of walk and hiking from parkings in lower part of Restonica valley. Lac de Capitello is a glacial lake, deepest in Corsica, frozen 8 months of year. The beautiful Restonica valley with surroundig glacial lakes is favorite target for many holiday hikers...

Lake Type: Glacial lake

Coordinates location: scenic lookout

Max. Length: 320 m

Max. Width: 230 m

Max. Depth: 40 m

Surface area: 0.055 km² (5.5 ha)

Parking / trail head: N 42° 14.226 W 009° 02.382

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