Ötscher

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Ötscher
Oetscher Winteransicht.jpg
The Ötscher from Annaberg
Elevation 1,893 m (6,211 ft)
Location
Ötscher is located in Austria
Ötscher
Ötscher
Lower Austria, Austria
Range Ybbstal Alps
Coordinates 47°51′21″N 15°12′10″E / 47.85583°N 15.20278°E / 47.85583; 15.20278Coordinates: 47°51′21″N 15°12′10″E / 47.85583°N 15.20278°E / 47.85583; 15.20278

The Ötscher, at 1,893 metres (6,211 ft), is a prominent peak in south-western Lower Austria. Its name has Slavic roots and translates approximately as a diminutive of "father". The Ötscher area belongs to the Ybbstal Alps, which are part of the Northern Limestone Alps. The boundary between the districts of Lilienfeld and Scheibbs lies directly on its peak.