Southern Limestone Alps
The Southern Limestone Alps are the ranges of the
Eastern Alpssouth of the Central Eastern Alps. The distinction from the latter group, where the higher peaks are located, is based on differences in geological composition. The Southern Limestone Alps extend from the Sobretta-Gavia Alpsin Lombardyin the west to the Pohorjein Sloveniain the east.
Ranges of the Southern Limestone Alps: (from East to West):
Pohorje(German "Bachergebirge") (1)
Kamnik Alpsor Savinja Alps (2)
Karawanken/ Karavanke (3)
# Mountains around
# Sobretta-Gavia Alps (16)
The Southern Alps are a distinct physiographic section of the larger
Alpsprovince, which in turn is part of the larger Alpine System physiographic division.
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