" CHARACTERISTICS AND USE OF AUSTRALIAN HIGH COUNTRY ' ' By

In Tasmania, with its high proportion of rugged terrain, it is easy to forget that high mountain environments are poorly represented in Australia. If we define such environments generally as the sub-alpine and alpine areas (i.e. areas above climatic treeline and extending for 1000 to 1500 ft below it) we account for some 2500 sq m. (6480 sq km) of Tasmania… CONTINUE READING