Mount Hotham

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Mount Hotham
Mt Hotham from the summit 2007.jpg
Mount Hotham, view from the summit in 2007.
Highest point
Elevation1,862 metres (6,109 ft) AHD  [1]
Prominence242 metres (794 ft) AHD  [1]
Coordinates36°58′31″S 147°7′58″E / 36.97528°S 147.13278°E / -36.97528; 147.13278Coordinates: 36°58′31″S 147°7′58″E / 36.97528°S 147.13278°E / -36.97528; 147.13278[2]
Mount Hotham is located in Victoria
Mount Hotham
Mount Hotham
Location in Victoria
LocationVictoria, Australia
Parent rangeVictorian Alps, Great Dividing Range
Mount Hotham, in summer.

Mount Hotham is a mountain in the Victorian Alps of the Great Dividing Range, located in the Australian state of Victoria. The mountain is located approximately 357 kilometres (222 mi) north east of Melbourne, 746 kilometres (464 mi) from Sydney, and 997 kilometres (620 mi) from Adelaide by road. The nearest major road to mountain is the Great Alpine Road. The mountain is named after Charles Hotham, Governor of Victoria from 1854 to 1855.

Mt Hotham's summit rises to an altitude of 1,862 metres (6,109 ft) AHD.[1]

Hotham Alpine Resort, a commercial ski resort, is located on the slopes of Mount Hotham and adjoining mountains.


Mount Hotham summit panorama to the north

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  1. ^ a b c "Mount Hotham, Australia".
  2. ^ "Mount Hotham". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government.

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