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Mt Cook Range

Mt Cook Range

This view of the Mt Cook Range, looking southwards, shows the rugged mountains typical of the higher Southern Alps, with the Tasman Glacier on the left. The two highest peaks are Aoraki/Mt Cook (3,724 metres) and Mt Tasman (3,497 metres).

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Eileen McSaveney, 'Landscapes – overview - Central South Island', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 June 2023)

Story by Eileen McSaveney, published 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Jul 2015