Großer Rosennock

The Großer Rosennock is, at 2,440 m AA (8,010 ft), the second highest of the Gurktal Alps in Carinthia, Austria, after the Eisenhut, which is just one meter higher.

Großer Rosennock
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Großer Rosennock (centre) with Kleiner Rosennock, right
Highest point
Elevation2,440 m (8,010 ft)
Prominence657 m (2,156 ft)[1]
Isolation18.4 km (11.4 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates46°52′37″N 13°42′45″E / 46.87694°N 13.71250°E / 46.87694; 13.71250Coordinates: 46°52′37″N 13°42′45″E / 46.87694°N 13.71250°E / 46.87694; 13.71250[1]
Geography
Großer Rosennock is located in Alps
Großer Rosennock
Großer Rosennock
Location in the Alps
LocationCarinthia, Austria
Parent rangeGurktal Alps
Nock Mountains

The peak belongs to the southwestern Nock Mountains sub-range, and is located near Radenthein and the spa town of Bad Kleinkirchheim. East of the Rosennock massif, the Turracher Höhe Pass road leads to Upper Styria. As is typical of the Nock Mountains, the peak is smooth and grassy- It is a relatively easy climb to the summit, where one can find a panoramic view of many of the ranges of the Eastern Alps.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rosennock, Austria". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  2. ^ "Rosennock - summitpost". summitpost.org. Retrieved 10 March 2015.