Carinthian-Styrian Alps

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Carinthian-Styrian Alps
Steirisch-Kärntnerische Alpen,
Gurk-und Lavanttaler Alpen
Weißwände-Eisenhut-Wintertalernock.JPG
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
Geography
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
Geology
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.

Geography[edit]

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]

Subdivision[edit]

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

References[edit]

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