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mountain range in SE Australia, in the states of Victoria and New South Wales: S end of the Great Dividing Range: highest peak, Mt. Kosciusko
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A chain of mountain ranges of southeast Australia in the southern part of the Great Dividing Range. Mount Kosciusko, rising to 2,231.4 m (7,316 ft), is the highest elevation and the tallest peak in Australia.