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Australian Alps

plural noun
1.
a mountain range in SE Australia. Highest peak, Mt. Kosciusko, 7328 feet (2234 meters).
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  • Once the Australian Alps had their tremendous peaks, and hills of unmelting ice.

    Switzerland Frank Fox
  • It is sometimes called the Australian Alps, and some of the peaks are 7,000 feet high.

    Jean, Our Little Australian Cousin Mary F. Nixon-Roulet
  • The plains which lay at the foot of the Australian Alps were level, but slightly inclined toward the east.

  • The Australian Alps are of no great thickness, and the base is not more than eight miles wide.

British Dictionary definitions for Australian Alps

Australian Alps

plural noun
1.
a mountain range in SE Australia, in E Victoria and SE New South Wales. Highest peak: Mount Kosciuszko, 2195 m (7316 ft)
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