Cook, Mount

Cook, Mount
or formerly Aorangi geographical name mountain 12,349 feet (3764 meters) New Zealand in W central South Island; highest peak in Southern Alps & New Zealand

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  • Cook,Mount — Cook, Mount 1. also A·o·rang·i (ä ō rängʹgē). The highest mountain, 3,766.4 m (12,349 ft), of New Zealand, on South Island in the Southern Alps. 2. A peak, 4,196.8 m (13,760 ft) high, in the St. Elias Mountains on the border between Alaska and… …   Universalium

  • Cook, Mount — ▪ mountain, New Zealand  mountain, the highest in New Zealand, in the Southern Alps, west central South Island. Surrounded by 22 peaks exceeding 10,000 feet (3,000 metres), the permanently snow clad mountain rises to 12,316 feet (3,754 metres); a …   Universalium

  • Cook, Mount — the highest peak in New Zealand, in the Southern Alps on South Island, that rises to a height of 12,349 feet (3,764 m). It is named after Captain James Cook. Maori name Aorangi …   Useful english dictionary

  • COOK, MOUNT —    the highest point, 12,350 ft., in the Southern Alps, Canterbury Island, New Zealand …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Mount-Cook-Nationalpark (Neuseeland) — Mount Cook Nationalpark Mount Cook, Mount Tasman und Fox Gletscher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mount Cook, Wellington — Mount Cook Basic information Local authority Wellington City Population 4,851 (2006 [1]) Facilities …   Wikipedia

  • Mount Hicks — links hinter dem Mount Cook Höhe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mount Tasman — Aoraki Mount Cook and Mount Tasman Elev …   Wikipedia

  • Cook, Australian Capital Territory — Cook Canberra, Australian Capital Territory Population: 2,817 (2006 census) …   Wikipedia

  • Cook [1] — Cook (Mount C., spr. maunt kuck, Ahoarangi, »Wolkenbrecher«, der Maori), höchster Berg der Südlichen Alpen auf der Südinsel von Neuseeland. 3764 m hoch, mit fünf großen Gletschern, worunter der 16 km lange Tasmangletscher. Er wurde zuerst 1882… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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