Hartz Mountains National Park - TAS

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Position

DEG: -43.24107 146.75897
DMS: 43º 14' 27.85" S 146º 45' 32.3" E
UTM: 55 G 5212386mN 480431mE
Altitude: 955.2m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

61.29kms SouthWest of Hobart - Driving 859 ??µ (1 ??e? 53 ?ept?)
621.52kms South of Melbourne - Driving 820 ??µ (1 µ??e? 2 ??e?)

Address & Contact

Hartz Creek
Tasmania
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Information

Hartz Mountains National Park has been shaped by ancient glaciers and offers visitors a window into Tasmania’s remote and rugged south-west wilderness. You’ll feel on top of the world as you gaze out at the seemingly endless mountain peaks, stretching towards Tasmania’s southern coast.While the mountains are certainly the park’s heroes, there’s plenty more on offer in the Hartz Mountains, which is particularly popular with bushwalkers. The extensive natural and cultural values of the landscape have earned the park an important place in Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area.In Hartz Mountains National Park, waterfalls tumble off the high backbone of dolerite, which was covered by a deep layer of ice during the last Ice Age. The resulting features include small glacial lakes and cirques that dot the alpine plateau and make this a wonderfully dramatic place to visit, year-round. While winter often brings snow and freezing temperatures, in spring the wildflowers bloom and the stunning red flowers of the Tasmanian waratah light up the countryside.
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TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts

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Hartz Mountain (Keoghs Pimple)
Distance from Hartz Mountains National Park 4.56km N
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C17.717.514.411.08.57.06.06.78.510.813.914.8
Mean Min. °C7.17.36.14.53.42.21.41.51.82.64.35.1
Mean Rain mm64.264.369.669.872.797.694.1118.1101.790.574.378.5

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