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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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Contents >> Physical features >> Mountains

Tasmania has eight mountains exceeding 1,500 metres and 28 above 1,220 metres. The tallest is Mt Ossa (1,614 metres), which is located to the north-east of Queenstown. Also of note is the Central Plateau, much of which is at an elevation of around 900 metres. Hobart's well-known Mt Wellington is 1,270 metres.


HEIGHT OF MAJOR MOUNTAINS, Tasmania

Mountain
Height (m)

Mt Ossa
1,614
Legges Tor
1,572
Mt Pelion West
1,560
Barn Bluff
1,559
Cradle Mountain
1,545
Stacks Bluff
1,527
Mt Geryon
1,520
Mt Massif
1,514

Source: 1:25,000 topographic maps, Information Land Services, Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment.


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