Castle Crag (Tasmania)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Castle Crag.
Castle Crag
Falling Mountain[1]
Castle Crag.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 1,482 m (4,862 ft)
Listing 20th highest mountain in Tasmania
Coordinates 41°54′36″S 146°05′24″E / 41.91000°S 146.09000°E / -41.91000; 146.09000 (Castle Crag)Coordinates: 41°54′36″S 146°05′24″E / 41.91000°S 146.09000°E / -41.91000; 146.09000 (Castle Crag)[2]
Geography
Castle Crag is located in Tasmania
Castle Crag
Castle Crag
Location in Tasmania
Location Central Highlands, Tasmania, Australia
Parent range Du Cane
Geology
Age of rock Jurassic
Mountain type Dolerite

The Castle Crag, also known as the Falling Mountain,[1] is a mountain in the Central Highlands region of Tasmania, Australia. The mountain is part of the Du Cane Range and is situated within the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. The mountain is a major feature of the national park and is a popular venue with bush walkers and mountain climbers.

With an elevation of 1,482 metres (4,862 ft) above sea level, the mountain is the twentieth highest mountain in Tasmania.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Map of Falling Mountain, TAS". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 8 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Castle Crag (TAS)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 

External links[edit]