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Central Eastern Alps
Venediger group of the Hohe Tauern
Countries Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia
States Vorarlberg, Tyrol, Salzburg, Carinthia, Styria, Graubünden, South Tyrol, Lombardy
Part of Eastern Alps
Highest point Piz Bernina
 - elevation 4,049 m (13,284 ft)
 - coordinates 46°22′56.6″N 9°54′29.2″E / 46.382389°N 9.908111°E / 46.382389; 9.908111
Geology Gneiss, Slate
Orogeny Alpine
Period Mesozoic, Tertiary
Groups of the Central Eastern Alps
(purple lines showing international borders and the borders of Austrian states)

The Central Eastern Alps (German: Österreichische Zentralalpen, Austrian Central Alps) are the core ranges of the Eastern Alps with the highest peaks, located between the Northern Limestone Alps and the Southern Limestone Alps, from which they differ in geological composition. They extend from the Bernina Range in Graubünden eastern Switzerland through Liechtenstein to the west as far as to the lower promontories east of the Mura river including the Hochwechsel in Styria in the east.

Ranges of the Central Eastern Alps (from East to West):


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