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KOSCIUSZKO Paperweight
  • KOSCIUSZKO Paperweight
  • 3 1/4 inch diameter
  • Cast in fine pewter
  • Felt backing
  • In clear-vinyl covered box
Place Name: Mount Kosciuszko
Elevation: 7310 ft. / 2228 meters
Coordinates: S36° 27' E148° 16'
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Mount Kosciuszko is the highest mountain on mainland Australia and is part of a long chain of mountains running along the Australian east coast. In 1840 Polish geologist and explorer Count Paul de Strzelecki named the mountain Kosciuszko, in honor of a Polish patriot and freedom fighter. The Aboriginals called the mountain Tar-Gan-Gill. The site holds special significane for ceremony, socializing, sharing, and trading.