In terms of Australia as a country, Mawson Peak (2,745 m (9,006 ft)) is larger than Kosciuszko; nevertheless, it’s not situated in Oceania, however on Heard island, a small island territory within the southern Indian Ocean. If excluding the island of New Guinea, then Aoraki in Te Waiponamu (the South Island) of Aotearoa New Zealand is the highest mountain in Australasia at 3,724 m (12,218 ft). The highest mountain on the Australian mainland is Mount Kosciuszko, 2,228 metres (7,310ft) above sea degree. Mount Kosciuszko is very easy to climb, being a four hour, grade 3 return stroll from the nearest automobile park, while Puncak Jaya is classed as a mountaineering expedition. The Andes Mountains are situated in South America, working north to south alongside the western coast of the continent.
Mauna Kea has an altitude of four,205 meters (thirteen,796 ft) – much decrease than Mount Everest. However, Mauna Kea is … Read MoreRead more