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The major part of the Chiemgau Alps is situated in Germany and a small section crosses the Austrian border into the states of Salzburg and Tirol. Its highest peak is the Sonntagshorn at the German-Austrian border. 

The Chiemgau Alps border in the east and southeast to the Berchtesgaden Alps, in the south to the Loferer Steinberge and the Kaiser Mountains and in the west to the Bavarian Prealps.

Major peaks over 1800 metres are the Sonntagshorn (1'961 m), Vorderlahnerkopf (1'909 m), Reifelberg (1'883 m), Hirscheck (1'883 m), Steinplatte (1'869 m), Geigelstein (1'813 m) and the Wieslochjoch (1'813 m).

Austria stamp timbre Briefmarke  Rabensteinhorn

Austria 2006
It shows a view from Bad Reichenhall (Germany).
A view towards the Loferer Steinberge in Austria.
At the the right the Rabensteinhorn of the Chiemgau Alps and at the left the Wartsteinkopf of the Berchtesgaden Alps.

 

Germany 1969
The stamp is showing the brine pipeline "Soleleitung" between Bad Reichenhall and Traunstein. It was built between 1617 and 1619. The Mount Hochstaufen is the easternmost summit of the Chiemgau Alps. 

Germany 2003 Centenary of the Salzach Bridge stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolliAustria 2003 Centenary of the Salzach Bridge stamp timbre Briefmarke francoboll

Germany/Austria 2003, "Centenary of the Salzach Bridge"
(The german issue is existing selfadhesive / die-cut as well)
The Salzach Bridge spans the river over a length of 165 meters and connects the Bavarian village Laufen with the Austrian village Oberndorf. 

The stylized mountain panorama, from the topographic point of view, does not correspond with the real mountain panorama. From Laufen and Oberndorf are visible summits of the Berchtesgaden and Chiemgau Alps.

Germany 2012 Biathlon World Championship in Ruhpolding stamp timbre Briefmarke francobolli

Germany 2012, "Biathlon World Championship in Ruhpolding".
The stamp is showing the view from Ruhpolding in Germany towards the highest peaks of the Chiemgau Alps.

 

Deutschland 2015 Chiemsee Briefmarke stamp timbre francobolli

Germany 2015, "Chiemsee".
The stamps shows a view from Gstadt across lake Chiemsee and the island Frauenchiemsee.
It depicts also the Bell tower of the "Benedictine abbey of Frauenwörth".  

The stamp was issued water-activated/perforated and self-adhesive/die-cut in sheets of five se-tenant pairs.

 

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