3. Analyze hilly tiers and flatlands (1/3 of the country):
In the north of Austria the granite highlands of Mühlviertel and Waldviertel belong to the Bohemian Massif – an average height of 800m , rolling fields interspersed with smaller patches of woodlands.
The Alpine foreland, mainly in Upper Austria and Lower Austria, is a hilly region between the foothills and the river Danube. The landforms have been markedly influenced by the glaciations of the Pleistocene era. The mighty tongue basins of the glaciers created the lake country in the Salzkammergut (Upper Austria) and a sequence of moraines and terraces
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