Mrzla gora

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Mrzla gora
South side of the Mrzla gora above the Logertal, seen from the Steiner Sattel (1884 m)

South side of the Mrzla gora above the Logertal, seen from the Steiner Sattel ( 1884  m )

height 2203  m above sea level A.
location Carinthia , Austria and Slovenia
Mountains Steiner Alps
Dominance 1.3 km →  Carinthian Rinka
Notch height 204 m ↓  Sanntaler Sattel
Coordinates 46 ° 22 '38 "  N , 14 ° 34' 41"  E Coordinates: 46 ° 22 '38 "  N , 14 ° 34' 41"  E
Mrzla gora (Alps)
Mrzla gora
rock Dachstein Limestone
Age of the rock Norium - Rhaetium

The Mrzla gora (German also written Mrzla Gora , or Merzlagora , literally translated 'cold mountain') is a 2203  m above sea level. A. high mountain in the Steiner Alps on the border of Carinthia and Slovenia .

It forms the highest peak at the end of the Vellacher Kotschna valley and is therefore the highest mountain in the Steiner Alps in Austria and at the same time the highest peak in the Völkermarkt district . The Mrzla gora all sides has steep cliffs from gebanktem Dachstein limestone that at lower altitudes in Schlern dolomite pass. Robert Lendlmayer von Lendenfeld was the first tourist to reach the alpine summit on July 21, 1876 with the guide Matijevec over the southwest ridge from the Sanntaler Sattel.

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Federal Office for Metrology and Surveying Austria: Austrian Map online (Austrian map 1: 50,000) .
  2. ^ Austrian Alpine Association, Schwanenstadt section: The highest mountains of the 10 political districts of Carinthia
  3. ^ Geological map of the Republic of Austria 1: 25,000, Karawanken, published by the Federal Geological Institute , Vienna 1981, eastern part - sheet 3
  4. August von Böhm : Merzlagora 2208 m. In: Eduard Richter (editor): The development of the Eastern Alps. Volume 3: The Central Alps east of the Brenner and the southern Limestone Alps. Publisher of the German and Austrian Alpine Association, Berlin 1894, p. 621 .