This system covers 9,302 hectares, shared between the Provinces of Trento and Bolzano/Bozen.

The Sciliar/Schlern massif is between the Val d’Isarco/Eisacktal, Alpe di Siusi/Seiseralm and Val Gardena/Grödental. It is a compact massif of Dolomite rock and, depending on the perspective, it can resemble a giant monolith with a flat top, from which Punta Santner/Santner Spitze (2,413m) and Punta Euringer/Euringer Gipfel project, or a rocky island with an immense escarpment merging with the pasturelands below, just as in ancient times the atoll would melt into the bottom of the sea.

Mount Catinaccio/Rosengarten, between the Passo di Costalunga/Karerpass, Alpe di Tires/Tierseralpl and the Fassa valley is a rugged, craggy crest with a number of peaks reaching an altitude of 3,000 meters: Catinaccio d’Antermoia (3,002m), Catinaccio/Rosengarten (2,981m), Cima Scalieret (2,887m), Torri del Vajolet/Vajolettürme (2,813m) and Roda di Vael/Rotwand (2,806m). From the 19th century, the geology of Catinaccio/Rosengarten has been regarded as one of prime importance for the study of the Dolomite stratigraphy of the Triassic period, since its readily accessible outcrops clearly show the relationship between carbonaceous sedimentation and volcanic activity.

The Latemar chain is further South between the Fiemme and Fassa valleys in Trentino and Val d’Ega/Eggental in Alto Adige/Südtirol. This fossil atoll features a large number of peaks: Croda di Lausa (2,876m), Campanili del Latemar/Latermartüme (2,842 m), Schenon (2,791m), Cima Val Bona (2,822 m), Molignon (2,820m) and Corno d’Ega/Eggentaler Horn (2,799m). The scenic northern edge of the massif features the limpid waters of Lake Carezza/Karersee reflecting the peaks of Campanili del Latemar/Latemartürme.

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