Australian Alps

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Australian Alps

A chain of mountain ranges of southeast Australia in the southern part of the Great Dividing Range. Mount Kosciusko, rising to 2,228 m (7,310 ft), is the highest elevation and the tallest peak in Australia.

Australian Alps

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(Placename) a mountain range in SE Australia, in E Victoria and SE New South Wales. Highest peak: Mount Kosciuszko, 2195 m (7316 ft)

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a mountain range in SE Australia. Highest peak, Mt. Kosciusko, 7328 ft. (2234 m).
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Noun1.Australian Alps - a range of mountains in Australia that forms the southern end of the Great Dividing RangeAustralian Alps - a range of mountains in Australia that forms the southern end of the Great Dividing Range
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
Australia - the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Eastern Highlands, Great Dividing Range - a mountain range running along the eastern coast of Australia