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The Dachstein Mountains borders in the north-east to the Totes Gebirge, in the south-east to the Rottenmann and Wölz Tauern, in the south to the Schladming Tauern, in the south-west to the Salzburg Slate Mountains, in the west to the Tennen Mountains and in the north-west to the Salzkammergut Mountains.

The highest mountain of the Dachstein Range is the Hohe Dachstein (2'995 m). Other major peaks are the Torstein 2'948 m, Mitterspitz 2'925 m, Grosser Koppenkarstein 2'865 m, Hoher Gjaidstein 2'794 m and Grosse Bischofsmütze 2'455 m.

Austria Hoher Dachstein stamp

Austria 1935, Hoher Dachstein.

First ascent of Grosser Dachstein: 1932 Peter Gappmayr or at July 18th 1834 by K. Thurwieser and the Gappmayr brothers (Austrian).  

 

Austria 1974/1978, Austria 1974/1978, Bischofsmütze.
The Bischofsmütze is one of the rocky peaks of the "Gosaukamm", which is heading northwest from the main crest of the Grosser Dachstein.
First ascent of Grosse Bischofsmütze at 28.06.1879 by Johann Auhäusler and Johann Steiner (Austrians).

 

Austria 1975 Aerial tramway to Zwieselalm stamp Gosaukammbahn

Austria 1975, Aerial tramway to Zwieselalm (1'436 m).
The Gosaukammbahn opened 1968 and connects the Vordere Gosausee (lake) at 933 m with the Zwieselalm.
(The Hohe Dachstein is more at the left)

The Torstein is the second highest mountain in the Dachstein Range.
First ascent of Torstein: 1819 by J Buchsteiner.  

 

Austria 2000 Hallstadt stamp

Austria 2000, Hallstatt.
View of Hallstatt from north.

The Hirlatz, Zwölferkogel and Krippenstein are dominating the panoramic view of Hallstatt.

 

Austria 2012, Hoher Dachstein.
variable value stamp
The stamp is showing a view from the region Ramsau am Dachstein.
(die-cut 10¼ / 16.11.2012-29.11.2012)

Austria 2012, Hoher Dachstein.
variable value stamp
(die-cut 13 / since 29.11.2012)

 

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