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South-Eastern Alps

The chief peaks of the South-Eastern Alps, east of the Monte Croce Pass, fall into three small groups, the Julian Alps, Carnic Alps[?], and Karawanken[?] -- each peak and pass being distinguished by one of the initial letters "J," "C" or "K."

Triglav (J) 2865 meters(9400 feet)
Monte Cridola (C) 2581 meters(8468 feet)
Monte Coglians (C) 2782 meters(9128 feet)
Grintovec (K) 2569 meters(8429 feet)
Kellerwand (C) 2775 meters(9105 feet)
Prestreljenik (J) 2500 meters(8202 feet)
Jof del Montasio (J) 2755 meters(9039 feet)
Monte Cavallo (C) 2251 meters(7386 feet)
Cima dei Preti (C) 2703 meters(8868 feet)
Krn (J) 2246 meters(7369 feet)
Monte Paralba (C) 2691 meters(8829 feet)
Stol (K) 2239 meters(7346 feet)
Mangart[?] (J) 2678 meters(8786 feet)
Dobrac (C) 2170 meters(7120 feet)
Jalovec (J) 2655 meters(8711 feet)
Velika Kapa (K) 1542 meters(5059 feet)
Kanin (J) 2582 meters(8471 feet)

The chief passes of the South-Eastern Alps, east of the Monte Croce Pass, are:

Oefnerjoch (Forno Avoltri to St Lorenzen in the Gail Valley), foot path (C) 2301 meters(7550 feet)
Wolayer Pass (same to Mauthen), foot path (C) 1922 meters(6306 feet)
Loibl Pass (Klagenfurt to Ljubljana), carriage road (K) 1370 meters(4495 feet)
Plocken Pass (Tolmezzo to Mauthen), bridle path (C) 1360 meters(4462 feet)
Predil Pass (Villach by d'arvis and Flitsch to Gorizia[?]), carriage road (J) 970 meters(3183 feet)
Birnbaumerwald (Ljubljana to Gorizia[?]), carriage road (J) 883 meters(2897 feet)
Saifnitz or Pontebba Pass (Villach by Tarvisio[?] and Pontebba[?] to Udine), railway 797 meters(2615 feet)

(from an old encyclopedia)

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