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Tasmania

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointMount Ossa (1617 m/5305 ft)
CountriesAustralia
States/ProvincesTasmania
Area68,270 sq km / 26,359 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent467 km / 290 mi North-South
387 km / 240 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 9' S; 146° 29' E
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Map of Tasmania
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Tasmania.
Lesser Australian RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western Australia RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Northern Australia RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Australia RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         South Australia RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         TasmaniaLevel 3



Major Peaks of the Tasmania

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Mount Ossa16175305 
2.Legges Tor15725157 
3.Giblin Peak15695148 
4.Mount Pelion West15605118 
5.Barn Bluff15595115 
6.Cradle Mountain15455069 
7.Markham Heights15425059 
8.Stonjeks Lookout15385046 
9.Stacks Bluff15285013 
10.Smithies Tower15275010 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Tasmania

Mount Ossa

The summit block of Mount Ossa requires some nimble scrambling to ascend, especially when covered with a light coating of spring snow (1993-10-30).
Mount Pelion West
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Looking west at Mount Pelion West (2011-03-13). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Barn Bluff
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A view of Barn Bluff from Cradle Mountain. The peak looks difficult, but there is a good well-worn route on the north side with little exposure (2011-03-11). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Cradle Mountain

The dark silhouette of Cradle Mountain is all that is visible on this rainy day in Tasmania (1993-10-28).
The Thumbs
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The striking peak of The Thumbs from the lower slopes of Clear Hill (2017-01-03). Photo by Jude Newton-Stock.
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Clear Hill
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The striking peak of The Thumbs from the lower slopes of Clear Hill (2017-01-03). Photo by Jude Newton-Stock.
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