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The Pelion Range from Mount Oakleigh
|Elevation||1,617 m (5,305 ft) AHD|
|Region||Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park|
|Age of rock||Jurassic|
|Type of rock||Dolerite|
The range is named after Mount Pelion in Greece. The Overland Track passes over the range through the Pelion Gap and consequently several peaks are popular walks. The range features a number of the highest mountains in Tasmania, including the state's highest peak, Mount Ossa, with an elevation of 1,617 metres (5,305 ft) above sea level.
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