Mangart

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Mangart
Mangrt
Mangart (1).jpg
Mangart
Elevation 2,679 m (8,789 ft)
Prominence 1,065 m (3,494 ft)[1]
Listing Alpine mountains 2500-2999 m
Location
Mangart is located in Alps
Mangart
Mangart
Location in the Alps
Location Slovenia - Italy
Range Julian Alps
Coordinates 46°26′24″N 013°39′14″E / 46.44000°N 13.65389°E / 46.44000; 13.65389Coordinates: 46°26′24″N 013°39′14″E / 46.44000°N 13.65389°E / 46.44000; 13.65389
Climbing
First ascent 1794

Mangart or Mangrt is a mountain in the Julian Alps, located on the border between Italy and Slovenia. With an elevation of 2,679 metres (8,789 ft), it is, after Triglav and Škrlatica, the third-highest peak in Slovenia. It was first climbed in 1794 by the naturalist Franz von Hohenwart. Mangart is also the name of the mountain range between the Koritnica Valley and the Mangart Valley, with the highest peak called Veliki Mangart (Big Mount Mangart).

The road to the Mangart Pass (Slovene: Mangartsko sedlo; 2,072 metres or 6,798 feet) is the highest road in Slovenia.[2] The Mangart Pass Hut is located at the western foot of Mangart. There are two lakes (it) under Mangart's northern face.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mangart - peakbagger". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Velkovrh, Ciril (2004). "Veliki vrhovi na zemljevidih Atlasa Slovenije" [Veliki Vrh on the Maps of the Atlas of Slovenia] (PDF). Geodetski vestnik (in Slovenian) (Association of Geodesists) 48 (1): 108–110. ISSN 0351-0271. 

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