Mount Owen (Tasmania)

Mount Owen (Tasmania)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mount Owen is the mountain directly east of the town of Queenstown in Tasmania, Australia.Like most of the mountains in the West Coast Range - it was named by Charles Gould after Richard Owen as the taller mountains were named after opponents or critics of Charles Darwin, the smaller after his supporters. the north western slopes clearly seen from Gormanston and the Linda Valley the 'Long Spur'.A map in Geoffrey Blainey's 'The Peaks of Lyell' sourced from 1900-1910 calls the north west peak the 'North Spur', and The northern slopes, clearly visible from the Lyell Highway passing through the Linda Valley, show the extent of degradation due to fire, smelter fumes, and heavy rainfall.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136726157
  • 9786136726151