Tux Alps


Tux Alps

Geobox|Range
name=Tux Alps



image_caption=Patscherkofel (2,246m/7,369ft)
country=Austria
state=Tyrol
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parent=Central Eastern Alps
highest=Liezumer Reckner
highest_elevation=2886
highest_lat_d=47|highest_lat_m=10|highest_lat_s=|highest_lat_NS=N
highest_long_d=11|highest_long_m=38|highest_long_s=|highest_long_EW=E
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The Tux Alps (German: "Tuxer Alpen") are a small mountain range of the Central Eastern Alps in Austria. The range is named after the "Tuxertal", a side valley of the Ziller Valley.

The range is bounded by the Inn valley to the north (separating it from the Karwendel mountain range and the Northern Limestone Alps); the lower Zillertal valley to the east (separating it from the Kitzbühel Alps); the "Tuxerjoch" mountain pass and the "Tuxertal" to the south (separating it from the Zillertal Alps); the Wipptal to the west (separating it from the Stubai Alps).

The highest peak of the Tux Alps is the Lizumer Reckner with an elevation 2,886 metres (9,469 ft). The Patscherkofel mountain was a site of the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics celebrated in nearby Innsbruck.


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