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Kosciuszko National Park

Kosciuszko National Park

Kosciuszko National Park is situated in New South Wales in Australia. Kosciuszko National Park protects an area of 690,000 ha.

 

 

 

Location: New South Wales   Map

Area: 690,000 ha

Mount Kosciuszko: 2,228 m (7,310 ft)

 

 

 

Description of Kosciuszko National Park

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 Kosciuszko National Park  contains the highest mountain on the continent Mount Kosciuszko that reaches an elevation of 2,228 m (7,310 ft). It was named by the Polish explorer Paul Edmund Strzelecki who first climbed the top of the mountain in 1840 in honor of the Polish and Polish- American hero General Tadeusz Kosciuszako who became famous for leading a failed rebellion against the Russian Empire in his native Poland and leading a successful American rebellion against the British Empire. Kosciuszko National Park is situated 354 km (220 mi) South- West of Sydney in the South- East corner of New South Wales. Kosciuszko National Park is contiguous with the Alpine National Park in Victoria region and Namadgi National Park in the Australian region of the Capital Territory.

Yarrangobilly Caves in Kosciuszko National Park

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