The Apennine Mountains are located in Italy. Stretching 830 miles in length, the Apennine Mountains compose the backbone of the country by spanning the entire Italian peninsula and ending in Sicily. These mountains are the source of the vast majority of rivers located in Italy.
The highest point in the Apennine Mountains is Mount Corno at 9,560 feet. The highest peak of the mountain is covered by the Calderone Glacier. This is the only glacier on the Apennines, and it has been receding since 1794. The mountain range gets is name from the Apennine peninsula, which makes up a large part of Italy.