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Carnic Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMonte Coglians (2780 m/9121 ft)
CountriesItaly (79%), Austria (21%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesFriuli-Venezia-Giulia (45%), Veneto (34%), Kärnten (17%), Tirol (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area9,017 sq km / 3,481 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent221 km / 137 mi North-South
153 km / 95 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 11' N; 12° 55' E
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Map of Carnic Alps
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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 Carnic Alps.
Eastern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Tirol AlpenLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Hohe TauernLevel 4 (Sibling)
         DolomitesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Carnic AlpsLevel 4
         SalzkammergutLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Eastern AustriaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Niedere TauernLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Noric AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Julian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Far Southeastern AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Carnic Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Monte Coglians27809121 
2.Grosse Sandspitze27709088 
3.Kleine Sandspitze27629062 
4.Spitzkofel27178914 
5.Cima dei Preti27068878 
6.Monte Peralba26948839 
7.Grosse Kinigat26898822 
8.Hochstadel26818796 
9.Pfannspitze26788786 
10.Monte Duranno26668747 
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 Carnic Alps

Monte Coglians
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North face of Monte Coglians with via ferrata Weg der 26er - as seen from Rauchkofel (2020-09-04). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Grosse Sandspitze
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Große Sandspitze, highpoint of the Lienzer Dolomiten range, towering high above the wonderful, well worth a visit (and overnight stay) Karlsbader Hütte (2018-09-18). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Monte Peralba
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On the top of Monte Peralba, this time unfortunately without any views (2020-09-06). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Seekopf
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Mighty Seekopf above Wolayer See (2020-09-04). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Gamskofel
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View from Rauchofel: Gamskofel (left), Polinik (right) and Reißkofel (in the back between them) (2020-09-04). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Monte Creta Forata
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Perfect day on the summit of Monte Creta Forata (2020-09-05). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Rauchkofel
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Rauchkofel from the way to Monte Coglians (2020-09-04). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Reißkofel
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Getting close to the truly majestic summit of Reißkofel, highest point of the Gailtaler Alpen range, via its airy east ridge (2018-09-15). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Polinik
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View from Rauchofel: Gamskofel (left), Polinik (right) and Reißkofel (in the back between them) (2020-09-04). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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Latschur
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The summit of Latschur in winter (2020-01-04). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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