Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Dry Cinnen (Italian: Tre Cime di Lavaredo, German Drei Zinnen, letters. “Three prongs, three peaks”) – a mountain range in the Sesten Dolomites. Until 1919, Tre Cime di Lavaredo served as part of the natural border between Austria and Italy, and today they divide the province of South Tyrol of the Bolzano region and the province of Belluno of the Veneto region and still serve as a “linguistic” border between German and Italian-speaking ethnic groups.
The highest point of the massif is Chima Grande (Grosse Zinne) with a height of 2999 m. (Cima Grande Italian / Grose Zinne, German). It is located between two other main peaks – Chima-Ovest (Westlichen-Zinne) (German: Westlichen Zinne, Italian. Cima Ovest, 2973 BC) and Chima-Piccol (Kleinen-Zinne) (German. Kleinen Zinne, Italian: Cima Piccola, 2857 m.s.). In addition to these noticeable stone columns, smaller peaks with their own names are distinguished in the massif, among them Punta di Frida (Italian: Punta di Frida, 2,792 m.s.) and Torre-Prois (German: Preusturm (former. German Kleinste Zinne), Chima-Piccolissima (Italian: Cima Piccolissima), 2700 nm Continue reading