Frankland Range

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Frankland Range
The Cupola.jpg
The Cupola, one of the peaks in the range.
Highest point
Peak Frankland Peak
Elevation 1,083 m (3,553 ft) [1] AHD
Coordinates 42°58′48″S 146°08′24″E / 42.98000°S 146.14000°E / -42.98000; 146.14000[2]
Geography
Frankland Range is located in Tasmania
Frankland Range
Location of the Frankland Range in Tasmania
Country Australia
State Tasmania
Region South West
Range coordinates 42°59′S 146°09′E / 42.98°S 146.15°E / -42.98; 146.15Coordinates: 42°59′S 146°09′E / 42.98°S 146.15°E / -42.98; 146.15

The Frankland Range is a mountain range that is located in the south-west region of Tasmania, Australia. The range forms part of a natural south-western border to the impounded Lake Pedder, formed by the damming of the Serpentine and Huon rivers.

As part of the South West Wilderness area, it is a less popular site of bushwalking than other, more famous, ranges in Tasmania's South West, and is for much more advanced walkers due to its length, isolation and terrain. Access routes to the range are by boat from the lake, or the roads at Strathgordon or Scotts Peak Dam.[3]

Nearby ranges include the Arthur, Companion, Folded, Tribulation, and the Wilmot ranges.

Notable peaks[edit]

Rank Name Height Location Notes
1 Frankland Peak 1,083 metres (3,553 ft) 42°58′48″S 146°08′24″E / 42.98000°S 146.14000°E / -42.98000; 146.14000 (Frankland Peak) [1][2]
2 Secheron Peak 1,068 metres (3,504 ft) 42°59′14″S 146°09′21″E / 42.98722°S 146.15583°E / -42.98722; 146.15583 (Secheron Peak)
3 The Lion 988 metres (3,241 ft) 42°56′52″S 146°03′11″E / 42.94778°S 146.05306°E / -42.94778; 146.05306 (The Lion)
4 Mount Lloyd Jones 982 metres (3,222 ft) 42°58′48″S 146°10′14″E / 42.98000°S 146.17056°E / -42.98000; 146.17056 (Mount Lloyd Jones)
5 The Cupola 970 metres (3,182 ft) 42°56′16″S 146°03′04″E / 42.93778°S 146.05111°E / -42.93778; 146.05111 (The Cupola)
6 Right Angle Peak 954 metres (3,130 ft) 42°59′40″S 146°08′31″E / 42.99444°S 146.14194°E / -42.99444; 146.14194 (Right Angle Peak)
7 Cleft Peak 946 metres (3,104 ft) 42°57′45″S 146°05′30″E / 42.96250°S 146.09167°E / -42.96250; 146.09167 (Cleft Peak)
8 Redtop Peak 935 metres (3,068 ft) 42°56′10″S 146°02′20″E / 42.93611°S 146.03889°E / -42.93611; 146.03889 (Redtop Peak)
9 The Citadel 929 metres (3,048 ft) 42°57′20″S 146°04′00″E / 42.95556°S 146.06667°E / -42.95556; 146.06667 (The Citadel)
10 Greycap 898 metres (2,946 ft) 42°58′16″S 146°06′25″E / 42.97111°S 146.10694°E / -42.97111; 146.10694 (Greycap)
11 Murpheys Bluff 881 metres (2,890 ft) 42°57′16″S 146°04′48″E / 42.95444°S 146.08000°E / -42.95444; 146.08000 (Murpheys Bluff)
12 Terminal Peak 785 metres (2,575 ft) 42°58′56″S 146°11′59″E / 42.98222°S 146.19972°E / -42.98222; 146.19972 (Terminal Peak)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Solitary (Map) (1st ed.). 1:25000. Tasmania: Tasmap. 2001. 
  2. ^ a b "Frankland Peak (TAS)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  3. ^ Chapman, John. South West Tasmania (4th ed.). p. 173–175. 

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