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 (kŏs′ē-ŭs′kō, kŏs′kē-), Mount
The highest mountain of Australia, in the southeast part of the country in the Australian Alps. It rises to 2,228 m (7,310 ft).


(kôsh-cho͝osh′kō) or Kos·ci·us·ko (kŏs′ē-ŭs′kō, kŏs′kē-), Thaddeus 1746-1817.
Polish general and patriot who fought with the colonists in the American Revolution and was a leader in Poland's struggle for independence from Russia.
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(Placename) Mount Kosciuszko a mountain in Australia, in SE New South Wales in the Australian Alps: the highest peak in Australia. Height: 2230 m (7316 ft)
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Noun1.Kosciuszko - Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)Kosciuszko - Polish patriot and soldier who fought with Americans in the American Revolution (1746-1817)
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Omani adventurer Sulaiman Hamood al Nabi reached the top of 2,228m-high Mount Kosciuszko in Australia on Sunday and dedicated his heroics to the sultanate.
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec 23 (ANI): After scaling the highest peak in Africa, Hyderabad boy Samanyu Pothuraju has now added another record to his name by climbing the highest mountain in Australia, Mount Kosciuszko.
Dayondon conquered the seven highest mountains - Mount Denali in North America (2006), Mount Everest in Asia (2007), Mount Elbrus in Europe (2013), Mount Kosciuszko in Australia (2014), Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (2015), Mount Aconcagua in South America (2018) and Mount Vinson Massif in Antartica (2018).
An estimated 6,000 feral horses, known locally as "brumbies", live in Kosciuszko National Park, a UNESCO-recognised biosphere reserve some 470 kilometers (292 miles) south of Sydney that has plant species found nowhere else in the world.
Tadeus Kosciuszko was a military engineer who aided the American cause in the Revolutionary War.
It involves reaching the tops of mountains that include Mount Everest in Asia, the peak of which is 8,848m above sea level; Mount Aconcagua in South America, which rises 6,962m above sea level; Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa (5,895m), Mount Elbrus in Europe (5,642m); Vinson Massif in Antarctica (4,897m) and Mount Kosciuszko in Australia (2,228m).
Not just any bushwalk, the Bundian Way is a songline from Mount Kosciuszko in the Snowy Mountains to the NSW coast near Eden--an ancient Aboriginal walking route thought to be thousands of years old.
Visitors can learn about joint operations with British forces and Poland's RAF 303 Kosciuszko Squadron, which was based in Ballyhalbert, Co Down, in 1943.
Project development and construction company Skanska AB (STO: SKAB) announced today the signing of a contract with the New York state Department of Transportation to design and build the new Kosciuszko Bridge.
Presented here are 16 profiles of foreign-born men who were involved in the Revolutionary War: Philip Mazzei, Thomas Paine, Haym Solomon, Francis Salvador, John Barry, Gustavus Conyngham, John Paul Jones, George Farragut, Pierce Butler, Thaddeus Kosciuszko, Charles Armand, Michael Kovats, Baron Johann De Kalb, Count Casimir Pulaski, Peter Francisco, and Baron Friedrich Wilhelm Von Steuben.