New Zealand
Torlesse Range 1'966 m

The Torlesse Range is an about 20 kilometres long range. It is situated in the north of the Big Ben Range and in the northwest of Sheffield and Springfield in the Canterbury region.

Its highest mountain is the Castle Hill Peak at 1'996 metres. Other summits are the Otarama Peak 1'966 m, Mount Torlesse 1'961 m, Foggy Peak 1'733 m, Mt. Plenty 1'460 m and the Bold Hill 1'289 m.

The region is famous for the limestone rockformation around Castle Hill Peak. Torlesse range railway stamp New Zealand

New Zealand 1997, "The TranzAlpine“ over a railway bridge.
The Torlesse Range in the background. Limestone rockformation at Castle Hill Peak stamp Torlesse range

New Zealand 1991.
Limestone rockformation at Castle Hill Peak.


New Zealand 2000, "The stamp Show 2000"

The illustration of the souvenirsheet is showing a view from Sheffield/Springfield towards the Torlesse Range.