Julian Alps and Prealps

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Julian Alps and Prealps
Slovene: Julijske Alpe v širšem smislu
Italian: Alpi e Prealpi Giulie
Triglav.jpg
Mount Triglav, the highest summit of the range
Highest point
PeakTriglav
Elevation2,864 m (9,396 ft)
Coordinates46°23′00″N 13°53′00″E / 46.38333°N 13.88333°E / 46.38333; 13.88333Coordinates: 46°23′00″N 13°53′00″E / 46.38333°N 13.88333°E / 46.38333; 13.88333
Geography
SOIUSA-Alpi Orientali-sezione34.png
Julian Alps and Prealps (section no. 34) within the Eastern Alps
CountriesSlovenia and Italy
Parent rangeAlps
Borders on
Geology
OrogenyAlpine orogeny

The Julian Alps and Prealps (in Slovenian Julijske Alpe v širšem smislu, in Italian Alpi e Prealpi Giulie) are a mountain range in the eastern part of the Alps. They are located in Slovenia and in Italy.

Geography[edit]

SOIUSA classification[edit]

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

Subdivision[edit]

The range are divided in two subsections:[2]

Notable summits[edit]

Mount Matajur (on the right), in the Julian Prealps

Some notable summits of the Julian Alps and Prealps are:

Name metres feet
Triglav 2,864 9,396
Jôf di Montasio 2,755 9,039
Škrlatica 2,740 8,990
Mangart 2,679 8,789
Jalovec / Gialuz 2,645 8,678
Razor 2,601 8,533
Kanin / Canin 2,582 8,471
Prisojnik / Prisani 2,546 8,353
Rjavina 2,532 7,651
Špik 2,472 8,100
Monte Plauris 1,958 6,422
Cima Musi 1,878 6,160
Monte Cadin 1,818 5,963
Matajur / Baba 1,643 5,389

References[edit]

  1. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8.
  2. ^ Tone Wraber, Goropisni atlas Alp; on-line article about SOIUSA: www.gore-ljudje.net (access date: 2012-04-27)