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)
Area9,010 sq km / 3,479 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent143 km / 89 mi North-South
152 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)
         KarawankenLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Carnic Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Monte Coglians27809121 
2.Grosse Sandspitze27709088 
3.Cima di Preti27068878 
4.Monte Peralba26948839 
5.Grosse Kinigat26898822 
7.Monte Terza Grande25868484 
8.Monte Brentoni25488360 
9.Monte Bívera24748117 
10.Monte Rinaldo24738114 
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

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A rare glimpse of Dobratsch's summit area on an otherwise gloomy day. While "Deutsche Kapelle" (German chapel), left of the large radio mast, is obscured by clouds, the summit cross on the right side is clearly visible (2015-06-19). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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