Lepontine Alps[li pän′tin]
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division of the W Alps between Switzerland & Italy: highest peak, 11,684 ft (3,561 m)
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A range of the central Alps in southern Switzerland and along the Swiss-Italian border. The highest point is Monte Leone, rising to 3,563.3 m (11,683 ft).