Mount Arthur (Tasmania)

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Mount Arthur
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Mount Arthur, near Lilydale
Elevation 1,188 m (3,898 ft)[1]
Prominence 698 m (2,290 ft)[1]
Isolation 15.48 km (9.62 mi)[1]
Location
Mount Arthur is located in Tasmania
Mount Arthur
Mount Arthur
Location in Tasmania
Location Northern Tasmania, Australia
Coordinates 41°16′12″S 147°16′48″E / 41.27000°S 147.28000°E / -41.27000; 147.28000Coordinates: 41°16′12″S 147°16′48″E / 41.27000°S 147.28000°E / -41.27000; 147.28000[2]

Mount Arthur is a mountain in the northern region of Tasmania, Australia. With an elevation of 1,188 metres (3,898 ft) above sea level,[1] the mountain is located north-east of Launceston, near the town of Lilydale.

Due to its close proximity to Launceston its summit is home to a large number of radio towers. WayFM (105.3 and 98.1), Launceston, and Northern Tasmania's Christian community radio station, have their tower on Mount Arthur. It is also a popular destination for hikers.

In addition to this peak, there are two further minor peaks in Tasmania, also called Mount Arthur. One is located near Port Arthur;[3] and the other is located near Hobart.[4]

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