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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A peak, 3,799.4 m (12,457 ft) high, of southern Austria in the Hohe Tauern range of the Alps. It is the highest elevation in the range and the highest point of the country.

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  • May 20 ─ 13th stage, Spilimbergo – Grossglockner (Austria) 159 km

    Giro d’Italia route for 2011 unveiled

  • Austrialowest point: Neusiedler See 115 m highest point: Grossglockner 3,798 m

    Elevation extremes

  • Elevation extremes: lowest point: Neusiedler See 115 m highest point: Grossglockner 3,798 m

    Austria

  • Austria lowest point: Neusiedler See 115 m highest point: Grossglockner 3,798 m

    The 2004 CIA World Factbook

  • Elevation extremes: lowest point: Neusiedler See 115 m highest point: Grossglockner 3,797 m

    The 1999 CIA Factbook

  • Terrain: in the west and south mostly mountains (Alps); along the eastern and northern margins mostly flat or gently sloping lowest point: Neusiedler See 115 m highest point: Grossglockner 3,797 m

    The 1996 CIA Factbook

  • Austria: lowest point: Neusiedler See 115 m highest point: Grossglockner 3,798 m

    The 2001 CIA World Factbook

  • Oswald says he won't stay here, it's much too dull, he is going for a walking tour through the Alps, to Grossglockner, and then to the Karawanken.

    A Young Girl's Diary

  • Geek factor: If you'd rather hike through the Guggenheim than scale Austria's Grossglockner, the Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired base of this globe will help you survey in style.

    Wired Top Stories

  • A hiker makes his way in front of Grossglockner summit 3798 meters to the Pasterze Glacier in Austria, August 14, 2011.

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