Carinthian-Styrian Alps

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Carinthian-Styrian Alps
Steirisch-Kärntnerische Alpen,
Gurk-und Lavanttaler Alpen
The Eisenhut in winter
Highest point
Peak Eisenhut
Elevation 2,241 m (7,352 ft)
Coordinates 46°57′12″N 13°55′34″E / 46.95333°N 13.92611°E / 46.95333; 13.92611Coordinates: 46°57′12″N 13°55′34″E / 46.95333°N 13.92611°E / 46.95333; 13.92611
Carinthian-Styrian Alps (section nr.19) within Eastern Alps
Carinthian-Styrian Alps (section nr.19) within Eastern Alps
Country Austria
States of Austria Styria, Carinthia, Salzburg
Parent range Alps
Borders on
Orogeny Alpine orogeny

The Carinthian-Styrian Alps (in German Steirisch-Kärntnerische Alpen or Gurk-und Lavanttaler Alpen) are a mountain range in the eastern part of the Alps. They are located in Austria.


Administratively the range belongs to the Austrian state of Styria, Carinthia and, marginally, to Salzburg. Its whole area is drained by the tributaries of the Danube river.

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the Carinthian-Styrian Alps are an Alpine section, classified in the following way:[1]


The Carinthian-Styrian Alps are divided in two subsections:

Notable summits[edit]

Mount Großer Rosennock

Some notable summits of the Carinthian-Styrian Alps are:

Name metres feet
Eisenhut 2,441 8,006
Großer Rosennock 2,440 8,003
Kilnprein 2,408 7,898
Zirbitzkogel 2,396 7,858
Mirnock 2,110 6,920
Ulrichsberg 1,022 3,352


  1. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8.