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KOSCIUSCO

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Originally appearing in Volume V15, Page 914 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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KOSCIUSCO, the highest mountain in Australia, in the range of the Australian Alps, towards the south-eastern extremity of New South Wales. Its height is 7328 ft. An adjacent peak to the south, Mueller's Peak, long considered the highest in the continent, is 7 268 ft. high. A meteorological station was established on Kosciusco in 1897.
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