Mount Tasman

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Mount Tasman
Mount Tasman 2.jpg
Elevation 3,497 m (11,473 ft)
Prominence 519 m (1,703 ft)
Location
Mount Tasman is located in New Zealand
Mount Tasman
Mount Tasman
South Island, New Zealand, New Zealand
Range Southern Alps
Coordinates 43°34′S 170°9′E / 43.567°S 170.150°E / -43.567; 170.150Coordinates: 43°34′S 170°9′E / 43.567°S 170.150°E / -43.567; 170.150
Climbing
First ascent February 1895 by E. A. Fitzgerald, Matthias Zurbriggen und Jack Clarke
Easiest route glacier/snow/ice climb

Mount Tasman (Rarakiroa in Māori) is New Zealand's second highest mountain, rising to a height of 3497 metres. It is located in the Southern Alps of the South Island, four kilometres to the north of its larger neighbour, Aoraki/Mount Cook. Unlike Aoraki/Mount Cook, Mount Tasman sits on the South Island's Main Divide, on the border between Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park and Westland National Park. It is the highest point in Westland District.

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