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Styrian Prealps

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Peak  Ameringkogel
Settlement  Graz, Maribor
Highest point  Ameringkogel
Mountains  Ameringkogel
Elevation  2,184 m (7,165 ft)
Orogeny  Alpine orogeny
Parent range  Alps
Styrian Prealps
Countries  Austria, Slovenia and Hungary
Borders on  Northern Styrian Alps, Eastern Tauern Alps, Carinthian-Styrian Alps and Slovenian Prealps

The Styrian Prealps (in German Steirisches Randgebirge, in Slovenian Štajersko Robno hribovje) is the proposed name for a subdivision of mountains in a new, and as yet unadopted, classification of the Alps, located in Austria and, marginally, in Slovenia and Hungary.

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GeographyEdit

The whole range is drained by the tributaries of the Danube river.

SOIUSA classificationEdit

According to SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the Styrian Prealps are an Alpine section, classified in the following way:

  • main part = Eastern Alps
  • major sector = Central Eastern Alps
  • section = Styrian Prealps
  • code = II/A-20
  • SubdivisionEdit

    The Styrian Prealps are divided into four subsections:

  • North-western Styrian Prealps (Stubalpe; Gleinalpe; Westgraz) - SOIUSA code:II/A-20.I;
  • South-western Styrian Prealps (Koralpe; Reinischkögel; Kobansko) - SOIUSA code:II/A-20.II
  • Central Styrian Prealps (Fischbach; Ostgraz) - SOIUSA code:II/A-20.III;
  • Eastern Styrian Prealps (Wechsel-Joglland; Bucklige; Bernstein-Güns; Rosalien-Ödenburg) - SOIUSA code:II/A-20.IV.
  • Notable summitsEdit

    Some notable summits of the Styrian Prealps are:

    References

    Styrian Prealps Wikipedia


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