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The Hochwab Mountains borders in the north to the Ybbstaler Alps, in the east to the Mürzsteg Alps, in the south-east to the Prealps East of the Mur, in the south to the Lavanttal Alps and in the west to the Ennstal Alps.

The highest mountains are the Hochschwab (2'277 m), Ringkamp (2'153 m) and Ebenstein (2'123 m).

 

Austria 1929, Seewiesen.
A view towards Feistringstein (1'832m)
The stamp was issued in the series "Definitives 1929-1933".

4th November 1929
(25½ x 21½ mm)
(perforated and imperforated)

20th June 1931
existing overprinted: "Rotary International Convention Wien 1931"

1st March & September 1932
(21 x 16½ mm)
30 Groschen, dark violet
30 Groschen, carmine rose

 

Austria 1945 Erzberg stamp

Austria 1945, Erzberg.
The stamps were issued in the series "Definitive Landscapes 1945-1947".
The Erzberg is a 1'465 metres high mountain and a large open-pit mine located south of Eisenerz. Erzberg represents the largest iron ore reserves in Austria, having estimated reserves of 235 million tonnes of ore.

 

Austria 1946/1947, a wayside shrine (materl) at Tragöss, Oberort.
The Mt. Pribitz (1'579 m) of the Hochschwab Group in the background.
The stamps were issued in the series "Definitive Landscapes 1945-1947".

Austria Präbichi Pass stamp

Austria 1947, Präbichi Pass.
Präbichi is as 1'226 metres high mountain pass.
A view from near the highest point of the road towards Mt. Kaiserschield of the Ennstal Alps in the west.

Austria 1948 Erzberg

Austria 1848, Erzberg.

 

Austria 1971 Erzberg stamp

Austria 1971, Erzberg.

 

Austria 2014 Erzberg stamp

Austria 2014, Erzberg Rodeo.

 

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