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The Mt. Kosciuszko (originally called Kosciuszko) is located in the Snowy Mountains in the Kosciuszko National Park. With a height of 2'228 metres above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Australia.

First Ascent: Paul Edmund de Strzelecki (Poland). 

Paul Edmund de Strzelecki named Mount Kosciuszko after Tadeusz Kościuszko (February 4, 1746 – October 15, 1817), he was a polish-Lithuanian general and military leader during the Kościuszko Uprising. 

 

www.mountainstamp.com Kosciuszko Mountain 1997 issued Poland

Poland 1997, Mount Kosciuszko in the background.
Edmund Strzelecki in the foreground.  

 

www.mountainstamp.com Kosciuszko Mountain issued Guyana

Guyana 2004, Mount Kosciuszko.
The stamp was issued in honour of the "International Year of Mountain".

 

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