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Australia 2000-meter Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 60 meters of Clean Prominence

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RankPeak Elev-M
Range (Level 3)Isol-Km
1.Mount Kosciuszko22282228South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1894.3
2.Mount Townsend2209209South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range3.7
3.Etheridge Ridge2200100South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.7
4.Mount Twynam2195175South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range6.0
5.Rams Head2190130South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range3.7
6.North Rams Head217777South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.7
7.Abbott Peak2159119South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.2
8.Carruthers Peak2145105South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range2.4
9.Little Twynam214060South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.5
10.Mount Northcote213191South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.5
11.Mount Clarke212080South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.8
12.Middle Rams Head210060South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.0
13.South Kosciuszko Peak2080120South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range2.3
14.Kangaroo Ridge2077118South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range3.6
15.Gungartan2068268South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range13.6
15.Mount Tate2068208South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range4.9
17.Mount Jagungal2061281South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range15.2
18.Kerries Ridge206080South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.7
19.Mount Perisher2054314South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range5.8
20.South Rams Head205292South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.3
21.Mann Bluff202060South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range.8
22.Back Perisher Mountain201494South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.1
23.Dicky Cooper Bogong2003103South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range2.7
24.The Paralyser2000140South N.S.W. Great Dividing Range1.3

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List Description

There are a number of lists that show the highest peaks in Australia, often with a cutoff after the ten highest. This list, however, was modeled after the many worldwide threshold lists that use a round-number elevation cutoff. Here, 2000 meters is a very nice round number that provides a list of 15 summits that crown the Australian continent.

A prominence cutoff of 60 meters was chosen because a) it seemed about right for this list, and b) the 1:50,000 contour maps of the area have 20 meter contours, so it made sense to use a multiple of 20. Sixty meters is about 200 feet, which is similar to prominence cutoffs used for lists covering similar terrain in the eastern USA.

The peaks on this list are all relatively easy hikes or scrambles, and it is entirely possible to do several of these peaks in a single day. They are all clustered closely together in or near the Snowy Mountains.


Thanks to Scott Cockrell for suggesting this list and providing the links to the "Austrailia 10" sites.


     Aussie 10
     The Perfect Mountain 10


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