Flinders Ranges


Flinders Ranges

Mountain region north of Adelaide, South Australia. Continuing the Mount Lofty Ranges from Gulf St. Vincent, it extends some 500 mi (800 km) to the northeast. The Flinders exceed 3,000 ft (900 m) at several points, reaching 3,842 ft (1,171 m) at St. Mary Peak, the state's second highest peak. The ranges feature scenic landscapes and include Flinders Ranges National Park and Gammon Ranges National Park.

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