Ötscher

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Ötscher
Oetscher Winteransicht.jpg
The Ötscher from Annaberg
Highest point
Elevation 1,893 m (6,211 ft)
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
Geography
Parent range Ybbstal Alps

The Ötscher, at 1,893 metres (6,211 ft), is a prominent peak in south-western Lower Austria. Its name has Celtic 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.