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Mount Franklin is located 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northeast of Arthur's Pass, and is the second tallest of the New Zealand mountains with this name. It forms part of the ridge of the Southern Alps. As such, it is located close to the border between the Canterbury and West Coast Regions. Rising to a height of 2,145 metres (7,037 ft), it is located within Arthur's Pass National Park. It is regarded as a good mountain to climb.

Coordinates: 42°52′12″S 171°39′36″E / 42.870114°S 171.660075°E / -42.870114; 171.660075

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