The Victorian Alps, an extensive mountain range that forms the southern part of the Australian Alps located in the Australian state of Victoria, is part of the Great Dividing Range, an Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) sub-bioregion of approximately 519,866 hectares (1,284,620 acres), and an administrative sub-region bordering the Gippsland and Hume regions.
|Victoria Alps, High Plains, High Country, The Alps|
|Elevation||1,986 m (6,516 ft) AHD|
|Length||400 km (250 mi) NE-SW (approx)|
|Width||200 km (120 mi) E-W (approx)|
|Area||5,199 km2 (2,007 sq mi)|
|Range coordinates||36°44′S 147°18′E|
|Parent range||Great Dividing Range|
|Borders on||New South Wales|
|Age of rock||Devonian|
|Type of rock||Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic|
Location and features
Comprising the Bogong High Plains, Bowen Range, Cathedral Range, Cobberas Range, and numerous other smaller ranges, the Victorian Alps include the Alpine Shire, parts of the East Gippsland Shire, and some parts of the Mansfield Shire local government areas. The alps are sometimes called the High Plains or High Country,
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