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Australia 2000-meter Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 60 meters of Clean Prominence

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M Isol-KmAscents
 Abbott Peak215540.49
 Alice Rawson Peak217024.48
20.Back Perisher Mountain2014891.18
8.Carruthers Peak21451032.450
21.Dicky Cooper Bogong2005972.32
5.Etheridge Ridge218868.719
12.Kangaroo Ridge20791213.66
 Little Twynam213144.58
 Mann Bluff200436.82
11.Middle Rams Head2120671.04
 Mount Anton201544.54
 Mount Clarke210145.84
7.Mount Du Faur21591051.211
15.Mount Jagungal206126615.22
1.Mount Kosciuszko222822281894.3285
 Mount Lee2106481.023
9.Mount Northcote2129841.527
16.Mount Perisher20542985.810
 Mount Stilwell205419.710
13.Mount Tate20681954.95
2.Mount Townsend22092043.742
3.Mount Twynam21951746.030
9.Muellers Peak212960.926
 Peak 2041204154.92
4.Rams Head21911113.721
6.Rams Head North217860.725
16.Schlink Hill205461.03
19.South Kosciuszko Peak2042711.02
18.South Rams Head2052761.35
 Tenison Woods Knoll213445.57
 Watsons Crags2029281.42

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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.


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


     Aussie 10
     The Perfect Mountain 10


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