Mount Achilles (Tasmania)

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Mount Achilles
Mount Achilles is located in Tasmania
Mount Achilles
Mount Achilles
Location in Tasmania
Elevation 1,363 m (4,472 ft)AHD
Listing Highest mountains of Tasmania
Location
Location Tasmania, Australia
Range Du Cane Range
Coordinates 41°51′30″S 145°58′40″E / 41.85833°S 145.97778°E / -41.85833; 145.97778Coordinates: 41°51′30″S 145°58′40″E / 41.85833°S 145.97778°E / -41.85833; 145.97778
Geology
Type Dolerite
Age of rock Jurassic

Mount Achilles is a mountain in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park in Tasmania, Australia. It is the 20th highest mountain in Tasmania. Mount Achilles consists of two main summits, the highest is known as 'Achilles Heel', and the other is referred to as 'Perrins Bluff'.[1] It is located in the more northern part of the park, and almost due east of Zeehan [2] It is a major feature of the national park, and is a popular venue with bushwalkers and mountain climbers[3]

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  1. ^ Tasmania. Dept. of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (2010), Achilles (Ed. 2, 2010 ed.), TASMAP publication by the Dept. of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment, retrieved 13 July 2012 
  2. ^ http://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Mount-Achilles-Tasmania
  3. ^ http://catalogue.statelibrary.tas.gov.au/item/?id=NS3195-1-1351

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