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Pages: 150. Not illustrated. Chapters: Mountain Ranges of
Australia, Mountain Ranges of New Zealand, Mountain Ranges of Papua
New Guinea, Great Dividing Range, Southern Alps, New Guinea
Highlands, Waitakere Ranges, Port Hills, Owen Stanley Range, Kaimai
Ranges, Benmore Peak, Rimutaka Range, the Remarkables, Crown Range,
Moehau Range, Ruahine Range, Bombay Hills, New Zealand, Brindabella
Ranges, Tararua Range, Shaggy Ridge, Glasgow Range, Paparoa Range,
Hunter Mountains, Rock and Pillar Range, Hunua Ranges, Catlins
Ranges, the Grampians, New Zealand, Hokonui Hills, Torricelli
Mountains, Kaikoura Ranges, Maungataniwha Range, Papahaua Range,
Saruwaged Range, Coromandel Range, Bismarck Range, Hundalee Hills,
Kaimanawa Range, Mamaku Ranges, Saint Arnaud Range, Finisterre
Range, Prince Alexander Mountains, Kakanui Range, Spenser
Mountains, Hakarimata Range, Raukumara Range, Adelbert Range,
Kaweka Range, Silverpeaks, Huiarau Range, Hervey Ranges, Aorangi
Range, Star Mountains, Hans Meyer Range, Schleinitz Range, Blue
Mountains, New Zealand, Schrader Range, Bewani Mountains, Emperor
Range, Kratke Range, Franklin Mountains, New Zealand, Ben Ohau
Range, Baining Mountains, Hindenburg Range. Excerpt: The Great
Dividing Range, or the Eastern Highlands, is Australia's most
substantial mountain range and the fourth longest in the world. The
range stretches more than 3,500 km (2,175 mi) from Dauan Island off
the northeastern tip of Queensland, running the entire length of
the eastern coastline through New South Wales, then into Victoria
and turning west, before finally fading into the central plain at
the Grampians in western Victoria. The width of the range varies
from about 160 km to over 300 km. The sharp rise between the
coastal lowlands and the eastern uplands has affected Australia's
climate, mainly due to orographic precipitation, and these are...
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