Main Range (Snowy Mountains)

The Main Range
The southern part of the Main Range, looking towards Mount Kosciuszko with the Ramshead Range in the background.
Country Australia
Region New South Wales
Highest point Mount Kosciuszko
 - elevation 2,228 m (7,310 ft)
 - coordinates 36°27′S 148°16′E / 36.45°S 148.267°E / -36.45; 148.267

The section of the Great Dividing Range between the Ramshead Range and Dicky Cooper Bogong in the Snowy Mountains is known as the Main Range. It can also be used more generally for the peaks (not necessarily on the Great Dividing Range) on or on short spurs off the range. It contains many of the highest peaks in mainland Australia. Some peaks on the Main Range include (from the south):

See also


  • Geehi Bushwalking Club, (2001) 8th ed. Snowy Mountains Walks, Canberra: National Capital Printing. ISBN 0-9599651-4-9

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