Niedere Tauern

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointHochgolling (2862 m/9390 ft)
States/ProvincesSteiermark (69%), Salzburg (31%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,457 sq km / 1,721 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent53 km / 33 mi North-South
146 km / 91 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 19' N; 14° 3' E
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Map of Niedere 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 Niedere Tauern.
Eastern AlpsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Tirol AlpenLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Hohe TauernLevel 4 (Sibling)
         DolomitesLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Carnic AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         SalzkammergutLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Eastern AustriaLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Niedere TauernLevel 4
         Noric AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Julian AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Far Southeastern AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Niedere Tauern

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
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 Niedere Tauern

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The final steps to the summit of Hochgolling, highest peak of the Niedere Tauern range (2018-09-20). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Roteck (2014-07-07). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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The summit of Pleschaitz is above tree line and it offers amazing views, especially towards south (2022-01-30). Photo by Rok Podgornik.
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