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The Grossglockner at 3'798 m is the highest mountain in Austria. The summit of the Grossglockner is part of the Glockner Ridge. The main peaks of the ridge are the Kleinglockner, Grossglockner, Glocknerhorn, Teufelshorn and the Glocknerwand.

The Glockner Group borders in the north Kitzbühel Alps & Salzburg Slate Alps, in the east to the Goldberg Mountains, in the south to the Schober Group and in the west to the Granatspitz Group.

First ascent of the Grossglockner: 28th of July 1800 by Sepp and Martin Klotz, Martin Reicher and two other climbers. 

 

Austria 1935
Grossglockner High Alpine Road.

Austria Grossglockner stamp Briefmarke francobolli timbre issued bei German Deutsches Reich

German Reich 1938, View across the Pasterze glacier (largest glacier in Austria, 8 km long in the year 2008) to the Mt. Grossglockner.
The stamp (issued in sheets and in booklets) is existing in se-tenant pairs with the Kitzsteinhorn.
(please see below)  

Austria 1938
se-tenant stamps from the sheet and pane of the booklet.

Austria 1946/1947, Heiligenblut village.
The Grossglockner in the background.
The stamps were issued in the series "Definitive Landscapes 1945-1947".

 

 

Austria 1960 Hochalpenstrasse stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Austria 1960, "25 Years Grossglockner High Alpine Road".
The Grockner Ridge in the background.

mountainstamp.com Austria Grossglockner stamp 1978

Austria 1978, "100 years Austrian Alpenklub ÖAK".
The Grossglockner in the background.

The Erzherzog-Johann hut (3'454 m) in the foreground. It is the highest mountain hut in Austria and built in the year 1880 on a shoulder of the Grossglockner. 

Austria 1985, Grossglockner in the background.
View to the Grossglockner from Fuschertörl.  

 

Austria 2000 Austria 2000, "200 years of the first ascent of Grossglockner".
The Wilhelm-Swarovski-Observatory at the Kaiser Franz Josefs Höhe. stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Austria 2000, "200 years of the first ascent of Grossglockner".
The Wilhelm-Swarovski-Observatory at the Kaiser Franz Josefs Höhe. 

Austria 2008, "Uefa Euro 2008"
The summit of the Grossglockner in the background. 

Austria 2011
View from the Kaiser Franz Josefs Höhe at the Grossglockner High Alpine Road across the Pasterze Glacier. 

Austria 2012, Grossglockner.
variable value stamp
 The stamp is showing a view from the area at the Kaiser Franz Josefs Höhe.
(die-cut 10¼ / 16.11.2012-29.11.2012)

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

Austria 2015, Grossglockner.
The stamp was issued in the series "Impression of Austria".

 

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