Mount Murchison (Tasmania)

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Mount Murchison
Location
Location West Coast, Tasmania
Range West Coast Range
Coordinates 42°52′S 145°22′E / 42.867°S 145.367°E / -42.867; 145.367

Mount Murchison (42°05′S 145°36′E / 42.083°S 145.600°E / -42.083; 145.600) is the tallest mountain in the West Coast Range Tasmania, Australia. Like most of the mountains in the West Coast Range - the taller were named after opponents or critics of Charles Darwin, the smaller after his supporters.

References[edit]

  • Banks, M.R. and Kirkpatrick, J.B. Editors. Landscape and Man, the interaction between man and environment in Western Tasmania. 
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  • Blainey, Geoffrey (2000). The Peaks of Lyell (6th ed. ed.). Hobart: St. David's Park Publishing. ISBN 0-7246-2265-9. 
  • Whitham, Charles (2003). Western Tasmania - A land of riches and beauty (Reprint 2003 ed.). Queenstown: Municipality of Queenstown. 
  • Whitham, Lindsay (2002). Railways, Mines, Pubs and People and other historical research. Sandy Bay: Tasmanian Historical Research Association. ISBN 0-909479-21-6.