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Mount Richardson
Highest point
Elevation 540 m (1,770 ft)
Country New Zealand
State/Province Southland
District Southland District

The Mount Richardson in New Zealand is located in the Southland District, in the southwestern part of the country, 600 km southwest of Wellington is the capital of the country. The summit of Mount Richardson is at 485 metres (1,591 ft) above sea level.

The land around Mount Richardson is hilly to the northwest, but to the southeast it is mountainous. Viewfinder Panoramas, within a 10 kilometer radius. The full algorithm is available here. The highest point in the area is Te Hau, 1,703 meters above sea level, 7.9 km south of Mount Richardson. Less than two people per square kilometer live around Mount Richardson. There is no town in the area. Mount Richardson is almost completely covered in forest. The hill is named after John Richardson, who was the third Superintendent of Otago Province.

The average rainfall 2,920 millimeters per year. The wettest month is October, with 356 millimeters of rain, and the wettest February, with 152 millimeters.

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