5 edition of high mountains of the Alps found in the catalog.
|Statement||Helmut Dumler and Willi P. Burkhardt ; with additional photos by John Allen ... [et al.].|
|Contributions||Burkhardt, Willi P.|
|LC Classifications||GV199.44.A4 D8813 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||224 p. :|
|Number of Pages||224|
|LC Control Number||93028903|
The Alps is the greatest mountain range of reaches from Austria and Slovenia in the east; through Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany; to France in the west. The original meaning of the word was 'white'. The highest mountain in the Alps is Mont Blanc, at 4, metres (15, ft), on the Italian–French border. The Swiss Alps comprise almost all the highest mountains of the Alps, such as Dufourspitze (4, m), the Dom (4, m), the Liskamm (4, m), the Weisshorn (4, m) and the Matterhorn (4, m). The other following major summits can be found in this list of mountains of Switzerland.
This is a list of the mountains of the Alps, ordered by their topographic a list by height, see the list of mountains of the descending to m of prominence, this list includes all the Ultras of the Alps. Some famous peaks, such as the Matterhorn and Eiger, are not Ultras because they are connected to higher mountains by high cols and therefore do not achieve enough. 8, metres. There are 14 mountains over 8, metres (26, ft) and are often referred to as the are located in the two highest mountain ranges in .
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The High Mountains of the Alps: The Four-thousand-metre peaks (m) Peaks Vol 1 Hardcover – January 1, by Dumler & Burkhardt (Author)/5(7). The High Mountains of the Alps: The Four-thousand-metre peaks (m) Peaks Vol 1 by Dumler & Burkhardt () Hardcover Hardcover – January 1, /5(7).
Diadem Books, - Sports & Recreation - pages. 0 Reviews. A comprehensive portrait -- in text and high mountains of the Alps book color photos -- of the topography and climbing history of the highest peaks in the Alps.
Includes technical advice for popular routes. The High Mountains of the Alps. A superbly produced book that describes in more or less detail all the classic routes to the summits of the m peaks in the Alps, along with commentary on the history of many of the climbs.
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Pietro. The High Mountains of the Alps Publication Year: The High Mountains of the Alps. Helmut Dumler and Willi Paul Burkhardt. The book goes on to describe the structure of the Alps(including the Jura Mountains and the Alpine foreland to the northand south) illustrated by numerous cross-sections.
The evolution ofthe Alps as a mountain chain incorporates a discussion of theAlpine metamorphic history and a compilation of orogenictimetables.
m: Climbing the Highest Mountains of the Alps By (author) Dave Wynne-Jones. This is the engrossing story of the seasons the author spent climbing m mountains in the different regions of the Alps. It is also about the people with whom he climbed who found time out of their day-to-day routine for this extraordinary activity.
The High Mountains of the Alps by Helmut Dulmer (hardcover) Describes major peaks, looks at climbing routes and approaches, and discusses the history of mountaineering in the Alps. The High Tauern (pl.; German: Hohe Tauern, Italian: Alti Tauri) are a mountain range on the main chain of the Central Eastern Alps, comprising the highest peaks east of the Brenner crest forms the southern border of the Austrian states of Salzburg, Carinthia and East Tyrol, with a small part in the southwest belongs to the Italian province of South ies: Austria and Italy.
Genre/Form: Guidebooks: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dumler, Helmut. High mountains of the Alps. Seattle, WA: The Mountaineers Books, This page contains a table listing by elevation all mountains of the Alps that exceed m and have a topographic prominence of at least m.
The list is continued down to m elevation on this page and down to m elevation on this page. Books About The Alps. The Alps; where alpine travel, mountain tourism and ultimately mountain climbing was born.
Home to the Eiger, The Matterhorn and Mont Blanc, the Alps continue to draw millions of visitors from all over the world to walk, climb, ski and snowboard in this vast mountain range, stretching from France in the west, through Switzerland, Italy, Austria to Slovenia in the East.
“This by 11 -inch coffee-table book seeks to document all the highest mountains of the Alps, both pictorially, historically and statistically. It does a good job at all three tasks.
Swiss-born Willi Paul Burkhardt has provided excellent large-format photographs of each mountain, taken either in the air or from the summit of a nearby peak.
Julian Alps map and geographic position. The Slovenian Alps are located in the northwestern part of the country, covering around square kilometers of surface. In the north, the two-thousand-meter-high mountains rise from the alpine valleys with majestic cliffs on both sides.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of Die Berge der Schweiz. Description: pages illustrations (some color), facsimile, map 30 cm. “Mountain High – Europes Greatest Cycle Climbs” by Daniel Friebe and Pete Goding is a book that I would have loved to have written.
It’s currently on sale at for just £10 – a steal. There are guidebooks to alpine climbs, there are “coffee table” cycling books, and there are books / The Highest Mountains of the Alps is a stunning coffee table book that's brim full of glorious images of the magnificent Alps.
A must have on the bookshelf of any mountain lover Ever since Mont Blanc's first ascent in the great alpine peaks have thrown down an irresistible challenge for the : Cordee. The High Mountains of the Alps might well be the most authoritative and important work on Alpine mountaineering ever published in this country.
Comments Share your thoughts and debate the big issues.Genre/Form: Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maeder, Herbert.
Mountains of Switzerland. New York: Walker,© (OCoLC)Finally, a book that succeeds in capturing every facet of the Alps. With guiding essays by alpinists and experts on as well as lovers of this unique mountain realm.
Lorenz Andreas Fischer is a freelance photographer with a focus on nature, wildlife, landscape, and the outdoors.