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The Lechtal Alps (German: Lechtaler Alpen) are a mountain-range in western Austria, and part of the greater Northern Limestone Alps range. Named for the Lech River which drains them north-ward into Germany, the Lechtal Alps occupy the Austrian states of Tyrol and Vorarlberg and are known for their diverse rock structure.

Lechtal Alps
German: Lechtaler Alpen
Parseierspitze with Grinner Glacier
Highest point
Elevation3,036 m (9,961 ft)
Coordinates47°10′28″N 10°28′42″E / 47.17444°N 10.47833°E / 47.17444; 10.47833Coordinates: 47°10′28″N 10°28′42″E / 47.17444°N 10.47833°E / 47.17444; 10.47833
StatesTyrol and Vorarlberg
Parent rangeNorthern Limestone Alps
Borders onAllgäu Alps and Ammergau Alps

The highest peaks are, in descending order:

The highest summit in the eastern part of the Lechtal Alps is the prominent Große Schlenkerspitze (2,827 m).

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