Carnic Alps
geographical name mountain range E Alps between Austria & Italy

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  • Carnic Alps — Geobox|Range name=Carnic Alps other name= it. Alpi Carniche |other name1= de. Karnische Alpen image caption=Volaia Lake in the Carnic Alps country=Austria | country1= Italy region type=States region=East Tyrol| region1=Carinthia region2=Friuli |… …   Wikipedia

  • Carnic Alps — /kahr nik/ a mountain range in S Austria and N Italy, part of the E Alps. Highest peak, Kellerwand, 9217 ft. (2809 m). * * * ▪ mountains, Europe Italian  Alpi Carniche,  German  Karnische Alpen,         range of the Eastern Alps, extending along… …   Universalium

  • Carnic Alps — Car′nic Alps′ [[t]ˈkɑr nɪk[/t]] n. pl. geg a mountain range in S Austria and N Italy, part of the E Alps. Highest peak, 9217 ft. (2809 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Carnic Alps — /kahr nik/ a mountain range in S Austria and N Italy, part of the E Alps. Highest peak, Kellerwand, 9217 ft. (2809 m) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alps — (Roget s IV) n. Major divisions of the Alps include: Swiss, Italian, Austrian, Jurian, Cottian, Graian, Liqurian, Maritime, Bernese, Pennine, Lepontine, Rhaetian, Bavarian, Carnic; see also mountain 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Southern Limestone Alps — The Southern Limestone Alps are the ranges of the Eastern Alps south of the Central Eastern Alps. The distinction from the latter group, where the higher peaks are located, is based on differences in geological composition. The Southern Limestone …   Wikipedia

  • Julian Alps — a range of the Alps in NW Slovenia. Highest peak, Mt. Triglav, 9394 ft. (2863 m). * * * Range of the eastern Alps. It extends southeast from the Carnic Alps in northeastern Italy to the city of Ljubljana, Slvn. The highest peak is Triglav (9,396… …   Universalium

  • Geography of the Alps — The Alps cover a large area. This article describes the delimitation of the Alps as a whole and of subdivisions of the range, follows the course of the main chain of the Alps and discusses the lakes and glaciers found in the region.The Alps form… …   Wikipedia

  • Карнийские Альпы — (Carnic Alps, нем. Karnische Alpen)Carnic AlpsKarnische Alpen, горная цепь вост. Альп в юж. Австрии и сев. вост. Италии; самая высокая гора – Монте Кольянс (2781 м). Перевал Плокен соединяет Верхний Гайль с долиной р.Тальяменто …   Страны мира. Словарь

  • Austria — Austrian, adj., n. /aw stree euh/, n. a republic in central Europe. 8,054,078; 32,381 sq. mi. (83,865 sq. km). Cap.: Vienna. German, Österreich. * * * Austria Introduction Austria Background: Once the center of power for the large Austro… …   Universalium

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