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Zillertal Alps

Zillertal Alps (tsĭlˈərtälˌ) [key], range of the E Alps astride the Austro-Italian border and extending 35 mi (56 km) NE into the Tyrol. The range rises to 11,555 ft (3,522 m) in the Hockfeiler, on the international line. The Brenner Pass forms the divide between the Zillertal Alps and the Ötztal Alps. The Zillertal is noted for its magnificent scenery.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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