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Upper Austrian Prealps

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Upper Austrian Prealps

Upper Austrian Prealps
Highest point
Peak Hoher Nock
Elevation 1,963 m (6,440 ft)
Geography
Country Austria
State Upper Austria
Range coordinates

The Upper Austrian Prealps (German: Oberösterreichische Voralpen) is a mountain range in Austria which, according to the Categorisation of the Eastern Alps, covers the region between the valley of the Traun (Gmunden) in the west and the Enns valley in the east, from Steyr in the north. It is usually counted as part of the Enns- and Steyrtal Prealps and Salzkammergut Prealps (separated somewhat by the Steyr valley). Politically it covers the districts of Steyr-Land and Kirchdorf. Large parts are located within the Limestone Alps National Park.

It includes the following mountain groups:

Other well-known peaks are the:

The Totes Gebirge range in the south is no longer counted as part of the Prealps, but the Upper Austrian Limestone High Alps. The AVE classifies it as its own group.

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  • Upper Austrian PrealpsMountain huts in the (German)
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