Altitudinal zonation in the Eastern Alps: the upper border of the
coniferous forests in the transition zone to the sub-alpine meadows. The height is about
2300 m above sea level.
In the distance - the Polinik peak (height 2784 m) in the mountain range Kreuzeck Group
(Kreuzeckgruppe). Outskirts of the Lainach village, near the town of Winklern.
Hohe Tauern National Park, Carinthia, southern Austria. Image author - Alexander Bogolyubov, August, 2010
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