Range of the eastern Alps. It extends southeast from the Carnic Alps in northeastern Italy to the city of Ljubljana, Slvn. The highest peak is Triglav (9,396 ft [2,864 m]), also the highest point in Slovenia.
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The Julian Alps (Julijske Alpe, Alpi Giulie) are a mountain range of the Southern Limestone Alps that stretches from north-eastern Italy to Slovenia, where they rise to 2,864 metres at the Triglav mountain. They are named after Julius Caesar, who founded the municipium of Cividale del Friuli at the foot of the mountains. A large part of the Julian Alps is included in the Triglav National Park.
Its most important peaks are:
Important passes of the Julians are:
Travel: Mountain Trekking in Real Style; Peter Beal Walks the Unspoilt Beauty of the Julian Alps, in Slovenia . . . While His Luggage Takes the Easy Route
Sep 06, 2008; Byline: Peter Beal THE only sound as we followed the narrow hillside path through the firs and pines was that of the sparkling...