Southern Alps

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Southern Alps

A mountain range of South Island, New Zealand, paralleling the western coast and rising to 3,754 m (12,316 ft).

Southern Alps

pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in New Zealand, on South Island: the highest range in Australasia. Highest peak: Mount Cook (also known as Aoraki or Aorangi), 3754 m (12 316 ft)

South′ern Alps′


n.pl.
a mountain range in New Zealand, on South Island. Highest peak, Mt. Cook, 12,349 ft. (3765 m).
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