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Southern Ardennes

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointBaraque de Fraiture (652 m/2139 ft)
CountriesFrance (68%), Belgium (22%), Luxembourg (10%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesRoss Dependency (Claim) (33%), Adélie Land (Claim) (29%), Walloon Region (22%), Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie (4%), Diekirch (4%), Luxembourg (3%), Grevenmacher (2%), British Antarctic Territory (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area26,835 sq km / 10,361 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent233 km / 145 mi North-South
211 km / 131 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long49° 26' N; 5° 3' E
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Map of Southern Ardennes
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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 Southern Ardennes.
ArdennesLevel 4 (Parent)
         West Belgium AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Northern ArdennesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern ArdennesLevel 5
         EifelLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Southern Ardennes

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Baraque de Fraiture6522139 
2.Saint-Hubert Air Base5901936 
3.Kneiff5601837 
4.Buurgplaatz5591834 
5.Napoléonsgaard5541818 
6.Chêne Simon545+1788+ 
7.Wäisse Wak5421778 
8.Ronnebësch5371762 
9.Pillen5371762 
10.Longue Fontaine5191703 
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 Southern Ardennes

Kneiff
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The summit stone of Kneiff, the disputed highpoint of Luxembourg, on a farm road in rural Northern Luxembourg. The other summit, Buurgplaatz is only 0.5 km away (2011-06-27). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Buurgplaatz
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The summit of Buurgplaatz, arguably the highest peak in Luxembourg. Its rival to the illustrious claim, Kneiff, lies 0.5 km away along route 7 (2011-06-27). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Nord High Point
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The kind gentleman who showed us the exact location of the Nord High Point, in his field (2014-01-22). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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