The Pollino is a massif in the southern Apennines, on the border between Calabria and Basilicata, southern Italy. It became part of the Pollino National Park in 1992. The main peaks include Monte Pollino 2,248 m and the massif's high point, Serra Dolcedorme 2,267 m , which overlooks the plain of Sibari.
Formed from limestone, the Pollino is the highest area in the range and erosion of the limestone, especially on the Calabrian side, has created numerous grottoes, such as the Romito grottoes, in which Palaeolithic petroglyphs have been found. Canyons have also been carved into the limestone, such as the canyon created by the Raganello stream.
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