Markham Heights

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Markham Heights
Markham Heights is located in Tasmania
Markham Heights
Markham Heights
Location in Tasmania
Highest point
Elevation1,542 m (5,059 ft)AHD[1]
Prominence52 m (171 ft)[1]
Parent peakLegges Tor
Isolation2.13 km (1.32 mi)[1]
ListingHighest mountains of Tasmania
Coordinates41°31′S 147°39′E / 41.51°S 147.65°E / -41.51; 147.65Coordinates: 41°31′S 147°39′E / 41.51°S 147.65°E / -41.51; 147.65
Naming
EtymologySir Albert Markham
Geography
LocationTasmania, Australia
Parent rangeBen Lomond

Markham Heights is a mountain peak that forms part of the Ben Lomond Range, in the northeast of Tasmania, Australia.[2]

Markham Heights is located 1,542 metres (5,059 ft) above sea level,[1][3] and is the seventh highest peak in Tasmania.

It is named for Sir Albert Markham, an Arctic explorer.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "King Davids Peak, Australia". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Markham Heights, Tasmania". Australia Geographic Names Database. Retrieved 20 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Land Information System Tasmania". Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 21 March 2016. (Search for 'Markham Heights').
  4. ^ "Ben Lomond National Park: Management Plan 1998". Parks and Wildlife Service, Tasmania. p. 68. Retrieved 21 March 2016.