1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002   
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Contents >> Physical features >> Physical features - overview

Tasmania is only 296 kilometres from north to south and 315 kilometres from east to west, yet has a wide variety of physical features.


Physical feature

Total area
68,102 km2
Highest mountain - Mt Ossa
1,614 m
Largest lake - Lake Gordon
271 km2
Longest river - South Esk
252 km

Source: 1:25,000 and 1:5,000 topographic maps, Information Land Services, Department of Primary Industries, Water and Environment.

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