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The bands reaching Ybbs must have had to cross the Northernmost chain of the Alps as they joined the rest of the Ottoman army. The main body, too, had to pass through a pass (though only c. 700 m above sea).

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by DoDo on Wed Oct 22nd, 2008 at 02:35:43 PM EST
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...and, er, I don't know on what route they reached Ybbs -- bypassing Vienna along the Danube, or crossing the Wienerwald mountains above Vienna.

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by DoDo on Wed Oct 22nd, 2008 at 02:37:49 PM EST
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