Australia is the lowest continent in the world with an average elevation of only 330 metres. The highest points on the other continents are all more than twice the height of Australia's highest peak, Mount Kosciuszko which is 2228 metres above sea level. The world's highest mountain, Mount Everest is 8848 metres above sea level, almost four times the height of Mount Kosciuszko.
Australia's ten highest mountains.
Mount Kosciuszko 2228 m
Mount Townsend 2209 m
Mount Twynam 2195 m
Rams Head 2190 m
Unnamed peak on Etheridge Ridge 2180 m
Rams Head North 2177 m
Alice Rawson Peak 2160 m
Unnamed peak south-west of Abbott Peak 2159 m
Carruthers Peak 2145 m
Top 80 Summits in Australia.
Click on the link below to show the top 80 Summits in Australia with Prominence of 600 meters or more (excluding Tasmania).