Julian Alps

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointTriglav (2864 m/9396 ft)
CountriesItaly (127%), Slovenia (73%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesFriuli-Venezia Giulia
Area4,932 sq km / 1,904 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent95 km / 59 mi North-South
105 km / 65 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long46° 5' N; 13° 35' E
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Map of Julian 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 Julian Alps.
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 (Sibling)
         Noric AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Julian AlpsLevel 4
         Far Southeastern AlpsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Julian Alps

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
2.Jôf di Montasio27539032 
4.Torre Nord del Montasio26808793 
5.Monte Màngart26798789 
6.Jôf Fuart26668747 
7.Cima Verde del Montasio26618730 
9.Visoki Rokav26448675 
10.Veliki Oltar26288622 
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 Julian Alps


The white rock of Triglav shines with an almost unearthly light near sunset, as viewed from near the Alyazhev Dom hut (1993-08-03).
Jôf di Montasio
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The loftiest stretch of the 20km long rock barrier that forms the second-highest massif of the Julian Alps, as seen from Altipiano del Montasio. Its apex, ultra-prominent giant Jôf di Montasio aka Montasch, can be seen on the left (westernmost) side (2017-08-07). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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Mali Triglav
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Triglav as seen from the ravine headwall traverse. The true summit is on the right, in the sun (2015-11-18). Photo by Alex Lennon.
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Monte Màngart
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The mighty Mangart. View from Predil Pass (2015-08-06). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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