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Encyclopedia > The Remarkables, New Zealand
Panorama of the Remarkables and surroundings from their northern end.
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The Remarkables and Lake Wakatipu from Queenstown

The Remarkables are a mountain range and skifield in the South Island of New Zealand. Located on the southeastern shore of Lake Wakatipu, the range lives up to its name by rising sharply to create an impressive backdrop for the waters. The range is clearly visible from the nearby town of Queenstown. Download high resolution version (14443x2178, 4564 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Download high resolution version (14443x2178, 4564 KB) Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Remarkables Range, Queenstown, New Zealand. ... Remarkables Range, Queenstown, New Zealand. ... Mount Cook, a mountain in New Zealand A mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. ... A ski area is a place where one goes to participate in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. ... South Island The South Island forms one of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the North Island. ... Northern end. ... The view from the Skyline Gondola, looking south across Queenstown Bay. ...


High points in the range include Double Cone (2340 metres) and Ben Nevis (2330 metres - named after the Scottish mountain of the same name). Map sources for Ben Nevis at grid reference NN166713 Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the British Isles. ...


The skifield is 540 acres (2.2 km²) with 5 lifts and is located south of Queenstown. The ski season runs from July to October.


The mountains were allegedly named The Remarkables because they are one of only two mountain ranges in the world which run directly north to south. The other being...


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