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)

Austral′ian Alps′


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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
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Flood J (1980) The Moth Hunters: Aboriginal prehistory of the Australian alps. (Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies: Canberra).
Mount Kosciuszko which is Australia's highest mountain, is located on the Main Range of the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park, part of the Australian Alps National Parks and Reserves, in New South Wales.
"Wild brumbies have been roaming the Australian alps for almost 200 years and are part of the cultural fabric and folklore of the high country," NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro said in a statement.
It was a time that saw large scale environmental gains and protections including Antarctica, the Australian Alps and the Wet Tropics.
There are two Australian 'snow* regions, both threatened by climate change: the Australian Alps (NSW/Victoria) and Tasmania.
"16 Rooms With a View You'll Wish You Had'' has some of the most beautiful views we've ever seen in London, Cape Cod, the Australian Alps and beyond.
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The Limestone Creek valley is located in the east Victorian section of the Australian Alps (Figure 1).
A 10-year-old British schoolgirl has died in a skiing accident in the Australian Alps on the last day of a family holiday.
Which region of the Australian Alps hosts winter sports and is the site of a hydroelectric power scheme?
It already features the Australian Alps, the Red Center, the Blue Mountains and the Great Ocean Road.
Located between Melbourne and Sydney in the Australian Alps

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