Tux Alps

Tux Alps

name=Tux Alps

image_caption=Patscherkofel (2,246m/7,369ft)
parent=Central Eastern Alps
highest=Liezumer Reckner
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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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