Torkofel (centre) as part of the Jauken Massif.
|Elevation||2,276 m (7,467 ft)|
|Prominence||661 m (2,169 ft)|
|Parent range||Gailtal Alps|
Torkofel (2,276 m) is a mountain of the Gailtal Alps in Carinthia, Austria. It is the highest summit of the Jauken Group, a small limestone massif west of Reißkofel. It lies between the Drava valley to the north and the Gail valley in the south. It was first climbed in 1853 by the Johann Festin von Wald and Paul Grohmann.
The Gailtal Alps, is a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps in Austria. It rises between the River Drava (Drau) and the Gail valley and through the southern part of East Tyrol. Its western group called "Lienz Dolomites", is sometimes counted as part of this range and sometimes seen as separate.
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