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Range Name(s): Great Dividing Range, Большой Водораздельный Хребет     Geology: Tectonic
Max. Elevation: 2 228 m / 7 310 ft     Snow Line: Please update
Region(s): Oceania     Average Length: 2 174 miles / 3 500 km
Location: Australia: Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria; ... Read more     Average Width: 50-300 miles / 31-186 km
Activity Type: Please update     Latitude/Longitude: -31°-1'-54.318''S
152°14'54.727''E
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Parent Range: Please update     Nearest Airport(s): Sydney International Airport (SYD); Melbourne International Airport (MLB); Canberra International Airport (CBR);
National Park(s): Blue Mountains National Park; Kosciuszko National Park;     Convenience Center(s): Sydney; Melbourne; Katoomba; Cooma; Canberra;

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Despite the relatively low height, the Great Dividing Range deserves attention of all climbers performing the "7 Summits" program, due to the Mount Kosciusko which is the highest peak of the continent. Besides the mountaineering, Blue Mountains and Tasmania are very popular among rock climbers and hikers.

DESCRIPTION Edit

The Great Dividing Range does not consist of a single mountain range. It consists of a complex of mountain ranges, plateaus, upland areas and escarpments with an ancient and complex geological history. The physiographic division name for the landmass is called the East Australian Cordillera. There are sharp rise between the coastal lowlands and the eastern uplands. In some places, the terrain is relatively flat, consisting of very low hills. Typically the highlands range from 300 meters to 1 600 meters in height.
Part mountains ridge is declared as World Heritage and there are a number of national parks.
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LOCATION Edit

The range stretches 4 000 kilometers from Dauan Island off the northeastern tip of Queensland, running the entire length of the eastern coastline through New South Wales, then into Victoria and turning west, before finally fading into the central plain at the Grampians in western Victoria.

Oceania, Australia: New South Wales

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Oceania, Australia: Victoria, New South Wales...

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  • 812 m / 2 664 ft
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Oceania, Australia:

  • 843 m / 2 766 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Oceania, Australia:

  • 1 033 m / 3 389 ft
  • 0 people climbed it

Oceania, Australia: New South Wales

  • Mount Kosciusko
  • Mountaineering - 0 Day(s)
  • 1 Nov - 30 Apr
  • Easy/ Moderate 
  • 3 people climbed it

Oceania, Australia: New South Wales

  • Mount Kosciusko
  • Mountaineering - 6 Hour(s)
  • 1 Nov - 30 Apr
  • Easy 
  • 5 people climbed it

Oceania, Papua New Guinea:

  • Mount Giluwe
  • Mountaineering - 7 Day(s)
  • 31 Jan - 31 Dec
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 0 people climbed it

Australia: New South Wales

  • 4 Jan 2016 - 5 Jan 2016
  • Mount Kosciusko(2228 m)
  • Thredbo to Mount Kosciuszko

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• The Great Dividing Range, or the Eastern Highlands, is Australia's most substantial mountain range and the third longest land-based range in the world.

 

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