Hohe Tauern

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGroßglockner (3798 m/12,461 ft)
States/ProvincesSalzburg (41%), Kärnten (41%), Tirol (18%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,310 sq km / 1,664 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent64 km / 40 mi North-South
105 km / 65 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 1' N; 12° 51' E
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Map of Hohe Tauern
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Hohe Tauern.
Eastern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Tirol AlpenLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Hohe TauernLevel 4
         DolomitesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Carnic AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         SalzkammergutLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Eastern AustriaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Niedere TauernLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Noric AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Julian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         KarawankenLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Hohe Tauern

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
3.Groß Wiesbachhorn356411,693 
5.Hohes Aderl350611,503 
6.Schwarze Wand350311,493 
8.Hoher Zaun345111,322 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Hohe Tauern


The Grossglockner's summit is in and out of clouds (1993-08-05).
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This photo is de North-West wall of the Grossvenediger, Half way summit and Kürsinger Hütte (2013-07-31). Photo by Nico Langerak.
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