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Australian Alps


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • 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.

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  • noun a range of mountains in Australia that forms the southern end of the Great Dividing Range


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  • When she's in Victoria she lives about an hour outside Melbourne in a valley at the start of the Australian Alps.

    Fried Green Tomatoes Niki 2005

  • 1847 -- Baron Von Mueller; expeditions, for botanical and geographical researches combined, in South Australia and the Australian Alps. 1848 -- Dr. Ludwig Leichhardt's last expedition.

    The History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888 Ernest Favenc 1876


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