The Acropolis (mountain)

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The Acropolis
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The south face of The Acropolis
Elevation 1,481 m (4,859 ft)[1][2]
Prominence 171 m (561 ft)[2]
Isolation 0.99 km (0.62 mi)[2]
Listing 22nd highest mountain in Tasmania[2]
The Acropolis is located in Tasmania
The Acropolis
The Acropolis
Location in Tasmania
Location Central Highlands Tasmania, Australia
Range Du Cane
Coordinates 41°55′48″S 146°03′36″E / 41.93000°S 146.06000°E / -41.93000; 146.06000 (The Acropolis)Coordinates: 41°55′48″S 146°03′36″E / 41.93000°S 146.06000°E / -41.93000; 146.06000 (The Acropolis)[3]
Topo map 4235 Du Cane 1:25000
Type Dolerite
Age of rock Jurassic
Easiest route Walk / hike via the Overland Track

The Acropolis is a mountain in the Central Highlands region of Tasmania, Australia. Situated in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, the mountain is part of the Du Cane Range.

With an elevation of 1,481 metres (4,859 ft) above sea level, it is within the top twenty-five highest mountains in Tasmania.[2] It is a major feature of the national park, and is a popular venue with bushwalkers and mountain climbers.

The word acropolis means a high city or citadel.

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  1. ^ "LISTmap (The Acropolis)". Department of Primary Industries and Water. Government of Tasmania. Retrieved 9 February 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "The Acropolis, Australia". Retrieved 7 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "The Acropolis (TAS)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 

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