ⓘ Free online encyclopedia. Did you know? page 109

Seip mountain

Seip mountain or Seipefjellet in Svalbard is a mountain with the peaks 720 and 710 masl, between Orustdalen, Vestre Gronnfjordbreen and Dahlfonna, west in Nordenskiold Land. Ascended by A. Koller and assistants of the Hoel and Staxrud expedition, ...

Gustav V Land

Gustav V Land is a land area comprising the peninsula on the northwestern part of Nordaustlandet, Svalbard in Arctic Norway. It constitutes roughly one quarter of the islands area, approximately 4000 km 2, being some 80 km wide east–west and 85 k ...

Adventdalen

Adventdalen is a 30-kilometre valley that is the broader term for Adventdalselva on the island Spitsbergen in Svalbard, Norway. The valley and the river flow into Adventfjorden and further into Isfjorden. At the end of the valley is located in Ha ...

Longyear Valley

The Longyear Valley is a valley and ravine in Svalbard. It slightly winds 40 kilometres WNW ending in Adventfjorden, facing west, the broadest inlet of Spitsbergen, the main landmass. It has a few wind gaps to the south and north-east over small ...

Vestfjorddalen (Svalbard)

Vestfjorddalen is a glacial valley in the inner, western branch, Vestfjorden, of Wijdefjorden. Located in the west of the Indre Wijdefjorden National Park on the divide between Andree Land and Dickson Land in Spitsbergen, Svalbard in Arctic Norwa ...

Electoral division of Cornwall

The Electoral division of Cornwall was an electoral division in the Tasmanian Legislative Council of Australia. It was abolished in 1999 after the Legislative Council was reduced from 19 members to 15. The former division was located on the Weste ...

Electoral division of Apsley

The electoral division of Apsley was an electorate of the Tasmanian Legislative Council, it was created in 1999 and abolished in 2017. The total area of the Department is 19.204 square kilometers of 7.415 square miles. As of January 31, 2015, was ...

Electoral division of Paterson

The electoral division of Paterson was one of the 15 electorates or seats in the Tasmanian Legislative Council from 1999 to 2008 when a redistribution saw it reverted to its original name of Launceston. The electorate includes most of the area of ...

Electoral division of Rowallan

The Electoral division of Rowallan was one of the 15 Tasmanian Legislative Council electorates or seats from 1999 to 2008, but it was renamed Western Tiers in 2008 after a redistribution of boundaries. Since 2001, the seat was held by independent ...

Electoral division of Wellington

The Electoral division of Wellington was one of the 15 electorates or seats in the Tasmanian Legislative Council from 1999 to 2008. It covered the Hobart suburbs of Battery Point, New Town, West Hobart, Moonah, Mount Stuart, Lutana and Lenah Vall ...

Zeehan mineral field

Zeehan mineral field is a mining area near Zeehan in Western Tasmania, Australia. The field is often associated with short-lived shallow silver deposits in the region, which peaked in the 1890s and early 1900s years and disappeared during the Fir ...

Bathurst Harbour, Tasmania

Bathurst Harbour is a shallow bay located in the south west region of Tasmania, Australia. Bathurst Harbour is contained within the Port Davey/Bathurst Harbour Marine Nature Reserve, and the Southwest National Park, part of the Tasmanian Wilderne ...

Isthmus Bay (Tasmania)

Isthmus Bay was discovered on 1 May 1792 by M. de Cretin, of Antoine Bruni dEntrecasteauxs expedition along the eastern coast of Australia. On 21 May M. de St. Aignon, while searching for an exit from the channel, beached his boat in Isthmus bay, ...

Sisters Beach, Tasmania

Sisters Beach is a locality and small town located in the Waratah-Wynyard municipality of Tasmania within fifteen minutes of Wynyard, in Tasmanias North West. It is located within the Rocky Cape National Park and is situated on the old horse trai ...

Cape Sorell

Cape Sorell is a headland located in the Southern Ocean outside Macquarie Harbour on the West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. The cape and the Cape Sorell Lighthouse, located above the headland, are important orientation points for all vessels ente ...

Hebe Reef

Hebe Reef is a reef located about 5 kilometres northwest of the mouth of the Tamar River. Part of the reef is visible at low tide, however it is completely submerged at middle and high tide. Unsuspecting location Hebe reef in the middle of what o ...

Arthur Range (Tasmania)

The Arthur Range is a mountain range in the South West Wilderness, located in south-west Tasmania, Australia. The range is broken into two main sections, the Western Arthurs and the Eastern Arthurs. Both sections of the range are popular overnigh ...

Eldon Range

The Eldon Range is a mountain range located in the west coast region of Tasmania, Australia. The range is located on the North-Eastern shore of lake burbury and is part of the Tasmanian wilderness UNESCO world heritage site, which includes the Fr ...

Frankland Range

The Frankland Range is a mountain range that is located in the south-west region of Tasmania, Australia. The range forms part of a natural south-western border to the impounded Lake Pedder, formed by the damming of the Serpentine and Huon rivers. ...

King William Range

The King William Range is a mountain range in the South West Wilderness, Tasmania, Australia. It is situated south of the Lyell Highway and Derwent Bridge. It is the source of the Gordon River catchment. Despite the old notation one peak, it cons ...

Pelion Range

The Pelion Range is a mountain range in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, Tasmania, Australia. The range is named after mount Pelion in Greece. The overland track runs in a circle through the gap Pelion and therefore multiple peaks ...

Mount Barrow

Mount Barrow is a mountain in the northern region of Tasmania, Australia. With an elevation of 1.406 metres above sea level, the mountain is located 22 kilometres east-north-east of Launceston. The mountain habitat is a mixture of temperate old g ...

Cathedral Rock, Tasmania

Cathedral Rock is a towering dolerite rock formation located in Wellington Park in south-eastern Tasmania. Reaching a height of approximately 880 metres and accessed through a challenging walk, the craggy summit offers expansive views of southern ...

The Cupola (mountain)

The Cupola is a mountain in the south-west region of Tasmania, Australia. Situated on the Frankland Range, The Cupola has an elevation of 970 metres above sea level and juts out from the range towards the impoundment Lake Pedder. The Redtop Peak ...

Federation Peak

Federation Peak is a prominent Tasmanian mountain that marks the end of the Eastern Arthur Range, in the Southwest National Park. It is well known for its distinctive sharp spire-like shape. The peak, approximately 90 kilometres south-west from H ...

Forty Lake Peak

Forty Lake Peak is a peak in Australia. It is in the municipality of the Central Highlands and the state of Tasmania, in the southeast part of the country, 800 km south of the capital Canberra.The elevation of the peak is roughly 1.239 meters abo ...

Hartz Mountains (Tasmania)

The Hartz Mountains are mountains with twin peaks located in southern Tasmania, Australia. The mountains are situated 55 kilometres south west of Hobart, via Geeveston, and are part of the Hartz Mountains National Park. The Hartz Mountains area e ...

Mount Huxley (Tasmania)

Mount Huxley is a mountain located on the West Coast Range in the West Coast region of Tasmania, Australia. With an elevation of 926 metres above sea level, the mountain was named by Charles Gould in 1863 in honour of Professor Thomas Henry Huxle ...

Mount Jukes (Tasmania)

Mount Jukes is a mountain located on the Jukes Range, a spur off the West Coast Range, in the West Coast region of Tasmania, Australia. From the height of 1.168 m 3.832 feet above sea level, with many peaks and glacial lakes on the upper Eastern ...

Mount Misery (Tasmania)

Mount Misery is the dominant feature overlooking Huonville in southern Tasmania. With an elevation of 690 metres, it is typical of most of the peaks surrounding Huonville, but its location on a bend of the Huon River makes it the dominant feature ...

Mount Owen (Tasmania)

Mount Owen is a mountain directly east of the town of Queenstown on the West Coast Range in Western Tasmania, Australia. From the height of 1.146 m 3.760 m above sea level, like most mountains on the West coast, it was named in honor of geologist ...

Right Angle Peak

Right Angle Peak is a mountain in South West Tasmania. It lies to the south east of the Frankland Range near the impoundment Lake Pedder. It is surrounded by small lakes such as Lake Surprise to the east. It is south west of Secheron Peak.

Secheron Peak

Secheron Peak is a mountain in South West Tasmania. It lies on the southeastern end of the Frankland Range near the impoundment Lake Pedder. It is east of Frankland Peak and towers over Lake Surprise to the north. Right Angle Peak lies one kilome ...

Stacks Bluff

The Stacks Bluff is a peak in northeast Tasmania, Australia. The mountain is situated on the Ben Lomond plateau. On 1.527 m 5.010 feet above sea level, this is the ninth highest mountain in Tasmania and it shows the feature of the entire Tasmania ...

Terminal Peak

Terminal Peak is a mountain in South West Tasmania. It is located in the North-Eastern end of the Frankland range rushed to the East of the mountain range in the reservoir side of lake Pedder. It is to the East of mount Lloyd Jones and North-West ...

Dunbabin Point

Dunbabin point is a small peninsula which lies near Daltons beach, in the south east of Tasmania. It forms part of the mouth of King George Sound. It separates a small beach from Daltons beach. This narrow 100 metre long beach lies at the base of ...

South Arm Peninsula

South Arm Peninsula is a peninsula that lies on the east side of the mouth of the River Derwent south of Hobart in Tasmania, Australia. The peninsula commences at Lauderdale and curves landward or inward on a narrow isthmus that has South Arm sit ...

Huon Valley

The Huon Valley, or simply the Huon is a valley and geographic area located in southern Tasmania, Australia. The largest town is Huonville, with other smaller towns spread across the area. It includes Australias most southern permanent settlement ...

Detention Falls

The falls are situated about 20 km west of Wynyard, approximately 220 m above sea level, and are located within the 3.29 km 2 Detention Falls Conservation Area at Milabena. The Detention River, its headwaters forming within the Dip Ranges, flows ...

Vanishing Falls (Tasmania)

Vanishing Falls is a ledge waterfall in south-west Tasmania, Australia that drains into a sinkhole. It is located on the Salisbury River within the Southwest National Park.

Circular Head Football Association

The Circular Head Football Association is an Australian rules football competition based in the Circular Head area of north-western Tasmania, Australia. The CHFA currently features four clubs from small communities in the region and is the second ...

Wesley Vale pulp mill

The Wesley Vale pulp mill was a planned kraft process pulp mill, to be built near Wesley Vale and Devonport Airport in northern Tasmania in the late 1980s. The claim that waste would have been generated by the mill and present a threat to Tasmani ...

Fingal, Tasmania

The Fingal area was surveyed in 1824 by Roderic OConnor and John Helder Wedge, and is believed to have been named after Fingals Cave in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland rather than Fingal in Ireland. The town of Fingal came into existence in 1827 a ...

St Helens, Tasmania

St Helens is the largest town on the north-east coast of Tasmania, Australia, on Georges Bay. It is known as the game fishing capital of Tasmania and is also renowned for its oysters. It is located on the Tasman Highway, about 160 km east of Tasm ...

St Marys, Tasmania

St Marys is a small township nestled at the junction of the Tasman Highway and the Esk Highway on the East Coast of Tasmania, Australia approximately 10 kilometres from the coast. It had a population of 682 as of census 2016, although in the earl ...

Scamander, Tasmania

Scamander is a small town at the mouth of the Scamander River between St Helens and St Marys on the north-east coast of Tasmania in Australia. The town is a popular holiday destination because of its wide, sandy beaches and views of the ocean. Re ...

Penguin, Tasmania

Penguin is a town on the north-west coast of Tasmania, Australia. It is in the Central Coast Council local government area and on the Bass Highway, between Burnie and Ulverstone. At the 2016 census, Penguin had a population of 3.849.

Preston, Tasmania

Preston is a village located in the Central Coast Council municipal area, near Upper Castra and Ulverstone in the North West region of Tasmania, Australia. In 2011, the village had an estimated population of 250.

Turners Beach

Turners Beach is a small town on the north coast of Tasmania. Almost equidistant between the cities of Devonport and Ulverstone, it is at the western mouth into Bass Strait of the Forth River, opposite the village of Leith on its eastern mouth. I ...

Ulverstone, Tasmania

Ulverstone is a town on the northern coast of Tasmania, Australia on the mouth of the River Leven, on Bass Strait. It is on the Bass Highway, 21 kilometres west of Devonport and 12 kilometres east of Penguin. As at June 2018 Ulverston was the urb ...