Schladming Tauern

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Schladming Tauern
Preber.jpg
The Preber
Highest point
Peak Hochgolling
Elevation 2,862 m above sea level (AA)
Geography
Range coordinates 47°16′00″N 13°45′42″E / 47.26667°N 13.76167°E / 47.26667; 13.76167Coordinates: 47°16′00″N 13°45′42″E / 47.26667°N 13.76167°E / 47.26667; 13.76167

The Schladming Tauern[1][2] (German: Schladminger Tauern) are a subrange of the Austrian Central Alps within the Eastern Alps. Together with the Radstadt Tauern, the Rottenmann and Wölz Tauern and the Seckau Tauern the Schladming Tauern form the major range known as the Low Tauern. The mountains are located in Austria in the federal states of Salzburg and Styria. Its highest peak, at 2,862 m is the Hochgolling.

Location[edit]

The Schladming Tauern are located in the middle of the Low Tauern between the Sölk Pass in the east and the top of the Tauern Pass in the west. The name comes from the town of Schladming in the Enns valley.

Neighbouring ranges[edit]

The Schladming Tauern border on the following other mountain ranges of the Alps:

Subdivision[edit]

The Hochgolling from the Landawirsee Hut
Hochwildstelle from southwest
The Klafferkessel

The Schladming Tauern are divided into six subgroups which are (from west to east), the:

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Schladming Tauern Archived 2013-12-03 at the Wayback Machine. at travel.michelin.com. Accessed on 10 Mar 2013.
  2. ^ Outline of the geology of Austria and selected excursions, Volumes 34-35. Geologische Bundesanstalt (Austria), 1980. pp. 62/3. ISBN 978-3-9003-1207-7.

Literature[edit]

  • Peter Holl: Alpenvereinsführer Niedere Tauern, Bergverlag Rudolf Rother, Munich, 1983. ISBN 3-7633-1231-5

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