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Australia 2000-meter Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 60 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Isol-MiAscents
 Abbott Peak7070131.37
 Alice Rawson Peak711979.25
20.Back Perisher Mountain6608292.77
8.Carruthers Peak70373381.544
21.Dicky Cooper Bogong65783181.41
5.Etheridge Ridge7178223.416
13.Gungartan67858698.42
12.Kangaroo Ridge68213972.26
 Little Twynam6991144.35
 Mann Bluff6575118.52
11.Middle Rams Head6955220.62
 Mount Anton6611144.34
 Mount Clarke6893148.52
7.Mount Du Faur7083344.77
15.Mount Jagungal67628739.41
1.Mount Kosciuszko731073101177.0260
 Mount Lee6909157.620
9.Mount Northcote6985276.923
16.Mount Perisher67399783.610
 Mount Stilwell673962.48
13.Mount Tate67856403.05
2.Mount Townsend72476692.336
3.Mount Twynam72015713.724
9.Muellers Peak6985197.623
 Peak 20416696177.52
4.Rams Head71883642.314
6.Rams Head North7146197.519
16.Schlink Hill6739200.02
19.South Kosciuszko Peak6699233.62
18.South Rams Head6732249.86
 Tenison Woods Knoll7001148.35
 Watsons Crags665792.91

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List Description

There are a number of lists that show the highest peaks in Australia, often with a cutoff after the ten highest. This list, however, was modeled after the many worldwide threshold lists that use a round-number elevation cutoff. Here, 2000 meters is a very nice round number that provides a list of 15 summits that crown the Australian continent.

A prominence cutoff of 60 meters was chosen because a) it seemed about right for this list, and b) the 1:50,000 contour maps of the area have 20 meter contours, so it made sense to use a multiple of 20. Sixty meters is about 200 feet, which is similar to prominence cutoffs used for lists covering similar terrain in the eastern USA.

The peaks on this list are all relatively easy hikes or scrambles, and it is entirely possible to do several of these peaks in a single day. They are all clustered closely together in or near the Snowy Mountains.

Acknowledgments

Thanks to Scott Cockrell for suggesting this list and providing the links to the "Austrailia 10" sites.

Links

     Aussie 10
     The Perfect Mountain 10

 


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