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List of mountains in Australia

This is a list of mountains in Australia.

Contents

  • State/territory high points 1
  • Australian Capital Territory 2
  • New South Wales 3
    • Barrington Tops 3.1
    • Blue Mountains 3.2
    • Budawang Range 3.3
    • Gibraltar Range 3.4
    • Great Dividing Range 3.5
      • Central Tablelands 3.5.1
      • Mid North Coast region 3.5.2
      • Monaro region 3.5.3
    • Illawarra escarpment 3.6
    • Lord Howe Island 3.7
    • McPherson Range 3.8
    • Nandewar Range 3.9
    • New England Tableland 3.10
    • Nightcap Range 3.11
    • Snowy Mountains 3.12
    • Sugarloaf Range 3.13
    • Tweed Range 3.14
    • Warrumbungles 3.15
    • Other mountains 3.16
  • Queensland 4
    • South East Queensland 4.1
    • Central and North Queensland 4.2
  • South Australia 5
    • Flinders Ranges 5.1
    • Gammon Ranges 5.2
    • Gawler Ranges 5.3
    • Mount Lofty Ranges 5.4
    • Musgrave Ranges 5.5
  • Tasmania 6
  • Victoria 7
    • Grampians 7.1
    • Victorian Alps 7.2
    • Other Victorian mountains 7.3
  • Western Australia 8
  • Northern Territory 9
  • References 10

State/territory high points

Looking east back down the chimney on Mount Ossa towards Pelion East, in Tasmania.
States and Territories of Australia[1]
Flag State / Territory Highest point Altitude AHD Notes
m ft
Ashmore and Cartier Islands
Australian Antarctic Territory Mount McClintock 3,490 11,450 [2]
Australian Capital Territory Bimberi Peak 1,913 6,276
Christmas Island Murray Hill 361 1,184 [3]
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Coral Sea Islands Heralds-Beacon Islet, Mellish Reef 1.5 4 ft 11 in [4]
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Mawson Peak 2,745 9,006 the summit of the Big Ben massif
Jervis Bay Territory Cape St George, Booderee National Park
New South Wales Mount Kosciuszko 2,228 7,310
Norfolk Island Mount Bates 319 1,047
Northern Territory Mount Zeil 1,531 5,023
Queensland Mount Bartle Frere 1,622 5,322
South Australia Mount Woodroffe 1,435 4,708
Tasmania Mount Ossa 1,614 5,295
Victoria Mount Bogong 1,986 6,516
Western Australia Mount Meharry 1,253 4,111

Australian Capital Territory

The following is a list of mountains and prominent hills in the Australian Capital Territory in order, from the highest peak to the lowest peak, for those mountains and hills with an elevation above 750 metres (2,460 ft) AHD :

Order Highest peak Range /
nature reserve
Altitude AHD Image Notes
m ft
1 Bimberi Peak Brindabella Ranges,
Great Dividing Range
1,913 6,276 [5]
2 Mount Gingera 1,857 6,093 The most prominent snow-covered peak to be seen from Canberra in winter.[6]
3 Mount Kelly 1,814 5,951
4 Mount Scabby 1,790 5,873
5 Mount Namadgi 1,782 5,846
6 Ginger Ale 1,766 5,794
7 Mount Ginini 1,762 5,781 [7]
8 Mount Burbidge 1,730 5,676
9 Mount Gudgenby 1,719 5,640
10 Sentry Box Mountain 1,718 5,636
11 Little Bimberi 1,654 5,427
12 Mount Franklin 1,646 5,400 [8]
13 Mavis Ridge 1,618 5,308
14 Mount McKeahnie 1,588 5,210
15 Mount Tidbinbilla 1,583 5,194
16 The Pimple 1,501 4,925
17 Mount Majura Canberra Nature Park 890 2,920
18 Mount Taylor 856 2,808
19 Tuggeranong Hill 855 2,805
20 Mount Ainslie 842 2,762
21 Black Mountain 812 2,664
22 Mount Wanniassa 809 2,654
23 Mount Stromlo 770 2,526

New South Wales

Barrington Tops

Mount Allyn in the background, viewed from Mount Cabrebald.

Blue Mountains

Mount Banks on the Explorer's Range in the Blue Mountains.

Budawang Range

Gibraltar Range

  • Mountains located within the Gibraltar Range
    • The Summit 1,170 metres (3,840 ft)

Great Dividing Range

Central Tablelands

Mount Canobolas as viewed from the Pinnacles, near Orange.

Mid North Coast region

Monaro region

Mount Kembla viewed from Mount Nebo.

Illawarra escarpment

  • Mountains located within the Illawarra escarpment
    • Bells Hill, at 803 metres (2,635 ft)
    • Knights Hill, at 709 metres (2,326 ft)
    • Noorinan Mountain, at 663 metres (2,175 ft)
    • Saddleback Mountain, at 600 metres (2,000 ft)
    • Wanyambilli Hill, at 564 metres (1,850 ft)
    • Mount Kembla, at 534 metres (1,752 ft)
    • Burelli Mountain, at 531 metres (1,742 ft)
    • Mount Kembla West, at 512 metres (1,680 ft)
    • Mount Brisbane, at 469 metres (1,539 ft)
    • Mount Keira, at 464 metres (1,522 ft)
    • Warra Mountain, at 464 metres (1,522 ft)
    • Brokers Nose, at 440 metres (1,440 ft)
    • Mount Nebo, at 252 metres (827 ft)

Lord Howe Island

McPherson Range

Nandewar Range

New England Tableland

The view from Point Lookout.

Nightcap Range

Snowy Mountains

The view from Mount Tate, looking towards Guthega.

Sugarloaf Range

Tweed Range

Warrumbungles

Siding Spring Observatory on Siding Spring Mountain

Other mountains

Queensland

South East Queensland

Central and North Queensland

South Australia

Flinders Ranges

Gammon Ranges

Gawler Ranges

Mount Lofty Ranges

Musgrave Ranges

Tasmania

Order Highest peak Range /
nature reserve
Altitude AHD Image Notes
m ft
1 Mount Ossa Du Cane 1,617 5,305 [15][28]
2 Legges Tor Ben Lomond 1,572 5,157 [29][30][31][32]
3 Giblin Peak Ben Lomond 1,569 5,148 [33][34][35]
4 Mount Pelion West Pelion 1,560 5,118 [36][37][38]
5 Barn Bluff Cradle Cirque -
Bluff Cirque
1,559 5,115 [39][40][41]
6 Cradle Mountain 1,545 5,069 [42][43][44]
7 Markham Heights Ben Lomond 1,542 5,059 [45]
8 Hamilton Crags Ben Lomond 1,540 5,052
9 Smithies Peak 1,527 5,010 [46][47]
Stacks Bluff Ben Lomond 1,527 5,010 [48][49][50]
11 unnamed peak Du Cane 1,520 4,987 [51]
12 Mount Geryon North Du Cane 1,516 4,974 [52]
13 Mount Massif Du Cane 1,514 4,967 [53][54][55]
14 Misery Bluff Ben Lomond 1,510 4,954
15 Mount Geryon South Du Cane 1,509 4,951 [52]
King Davids Peak 1,509 4,951 [56]
17 Ossian’s Throne Ben Lomond 1,498 4,915
Coalmine Crag Ben Lomond 1,498 4,915
19 Mount Gould Du Cane 1,485 4,872 [57][58]
20 Castle Crag Du Cane 1,482 4,862 [59]
Mount Thetis Du Cane 1,482 4,862 [60][61]
22 The Acropolis Du Cane 1,481 4,859 [62][63][64]
23 Mount Hyperion 1,480 4,856
24 Magnet Crag Ben Lomond 1,464 4,803
25 Mount Pelion East Pelion 1,461 4,793 [65]
26 Mount Jerusalem 1,459 4,787 [66][67]
27 Mount Olympus 1,449 4,754 [68]
Cumner Bluff 1,449 4,754
29 Mount Gell 1,447 4,747 [69][70]
30 Solomons Throne 1,446 4,744 [71]
Frenchmans Cap 1,446 4,744 [72][73]
32 Ironstone Mountain Great Western
Tiers
1,443 4,734 [74][75]
33 Eldon Peak Eldon Range 1,440 4,724 [76][77]
34 Mount Field West 1,434 4,705
35 Mersey Crag Ben Lomond 1,432 4,698
36 Walled Mountain 1,431 4,695
37 Mount Anne 1,425 4,675
38 Western Bluff 1,420 4,659
Barrow Mountain 1,420 4,659
40 Mount Rufus 1,416 4,646
41 Macs Mountain 1,413 4,636
42 Mount Emmett 1,410 4,626
43 Fisher Bluff 1,408 4,619
44 Twin Spires 1,406 4,613
Mount Barrow 1,406 4,613 [78]
46 Mount Hugel 1,403 4,603
47 Cathedral Mountain Cathedral 1,387 4,551
48 Mount Achilles 1,363 4,472
49 Mount Ragoona 1,350 4,429
50 Mount Mawson 1,300 4,265
51 Mount Murchison West Coast 1,275 4,183 [79][80]
52 Kunanyi /
Mount Wellington
Wellington 1,269 4,163 [81][82][83]
53 Hartz Peak Hartz 1,255 4,117
Mother Cummings
Peak
1,255 4,117
55 Mount Roland 1,234 4,049
56 Quamby Bluff 1,228 4,029
57 Adamsons Peak 1,225 4,019
58 Federation Peak Arthur 1,224 4,016
59 Artillery Knob 1,216 3,990
60 Mount Victoria 1,207 3,960
61 Interview Pinnacle 1,200 3,937
62 Mount Geikie Tyndall 1,191 3,907 [84][85]
63 Mount Arthur 1,188 3,898 [86]
64 Mount Tyndall Tyndall 1,179 3,868
65 Mount Jukes West Coast 1,168 3,832 [87]
66 Mount Sedgwick West Coast 1,147 3,763 [88]
67 Mount Owen West Coast 1,146 3,760 [89]
68 Mount Sorell West Coast 1,144 3,753 [90]
69 Mount Dundas West Coast 1,143 3,750 [91]
70 Mount Read West Coast 1,123 3,684 [92]
71 Proprietary Peak West Coast 1,103 3,619
72 Pyramid Peak West Coast 1,080 3,543 [93][94]
unnamed peak Sticht 1,080 3,543 [95][94]
74 West Jukes Peak West Coast 1,062 3,484
75 Mount Darwin West Coast 1,033 3,389
76 South Jukes Peak West Coast 1,014 3,327
77 Mount Hamilton West Coast 1,005 3,297 [96][97]
78 Mount Black West Coast 950 3,117
79 Victoria Peak West Coast 949 3,114 [94][98]
80 Mount Huxley West Coast 926 3,038 [88]
81 Mount Lyell West Coast 917 3,009
82 Mount Strahan West Coast 855 2,805 [88]
83 Mount Julia West Coast 843 2,766 [94][99]
84 South Darwin Peak West Coast 780 2,559 [94][100]
85 Mount Selina West Coast 760 2,493 [94][101]
86 Mount Munro Furneaux 715 2,346
87 Mount Farrell West Coast 711 2,333 [94][102]
88 Mount Hamilton Macquarie Island 433 1,421
- Mount Bischoff
- Mount Pleasant

Victoria

Mount William, looking east towards Ararat.
From the summit of Mount Bogong, in winter.
Ascending to the summit of Mount Feathertop, in winter.
Mount Buller ridge in summer.
Mount Tambo, in summer.

Grampians

  • Mountains located within the Grampians
    • Mount William (1,167 m or 3,829 ft)
    • Mount Rosea
    • The Fortress
    • Mount Abrupt
    • Mount Difficult
    • Mount Wilson
    • Mount Zero

Victorian Alps

Mount Alexander, in summer.
Hanging Rock, in summer.
Corhanwarrabul, in winter.
Mount Napier, in summer.
Mount Elephant, in spring.

Other Victorian mountains

Western Australia

Northern Territory

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