Category: Australia

Mount Kosciusko

Mount Kosciusko Mount Kosciusko is Australia’s tallest peak and a nice tourist destination in Kosciuszko National Park, where visitors can enjoy beautiful mountain views and the Thredbo, Charlotte Pass, and Perisher ski resorts. Not to be confused with the Mount Kosciusko in Antarctica, Mount Kosciusko stands in the Main Range of the Snowy Mountains in …

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Puncak Jaya

Puncak Jaya (Carstensz Pyramid) Puncak Jaya is a formidable climb in Indonesia’s Sudirman Range and was nicknamed “Carstensz Pyramid” after Dutch explorer Jan Carstenszoon who was the first to report that there were glaciers on the peak of the mountain. He had reported seeing them on an unusually clear day in 1623, yet it wasn’t …

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