Eisenhut (mountain)

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Eisenhut
Weißwände-Eisenhut-Wintertalernock.JPG
View from Mt. Rinsennock
Highest point
Elevation 2,441 m (8,009 ft) [1]
Prominence 800 m (2,600 ft) [1][2]
Isolation 29.2 kilometres (18.1 mi)
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
Eisenhut is located in Alps
Eisenhut
Eisenhut
Parent range Carinthian-Styrian Alps
Gurktal Alps

The Eisenhut is a mountain in the Central Eastern Alps located in Austria. At 2,441 metres (8,009 ft), it is the highest peak of the Gurktal Alps and the Carinthian-Styrian Alps.

Geography[edit]

It is located northeast of the Turracher Höhe Pass. Administratively the mountain belongs to the Austrian state of Styria, near the tripoint with Carinthia and Salzburg. The name refers to the centuries-long mining for iron (German: Eisen) ore in places like nearby Turrach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Eisenhut". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-06-27. 
  2. ^ Key col:Katschbergscharte - 1,641 m