Mount Kosciuszko is a mountain located in the Snowy Mountains in Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales.
With a height of 2,228 metres (7,310 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in Australia.
The name of the mountain was previously spelt "Mount Kosciusko", an Anglicisation, but the spelling "Mount Kosciuszko" was officially adopted in 1997 by the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales.
Section-1: Geography: World & Physical Question - 27
What among the following can be named as a comprehensive register of the metes-and-bounds real property of a country?
A cadastre (also spelled cadaster), using a cadastral survey or cadastral map, is a comprehensive register of the metes-and-bounds real property of a country.
A cadastre commonly includes details of the ownership, the tenure, the precise location (some include GPS coordinates), the dimensions (and area), the cultivations if rural, and the value of individual parcels of land.
Cadastres are used by many nations around the world, some in conjunction with other records, such as a title register.
Section-1: Geography: World & Physical Question - 28
Petermann Glacier is located in which among the following?
Petermann Glacier is a large glacier located in North-West Greenland to the east of Nares Strait. It connects the Greenland ice sheet to the Arctic Ocean near 81°N.
As per the recently released NASA satellite imagery, a massive iceberg has broken off of a glacier in Greenland, in what could be the latest indication of global warming.
The NASA images show the massive chunk of ice breaking off of the Petermann Glacier on the north-western coast of Greenland.
The glacier produced a similar ice island twice as large in 2010. NASA says that the crack in the glacier had been visible since 2001, and that its polar-orbiting Aqua satellite had observed the break on July 16-17.
On July 15/16 2012, a 130 km2 (50 square-miles) chunk calved from the northern tip of the glacier.
Section-1: Geography: World & Physical Question - 29
The Great Artesian Basin, one of the largest and deepest underground water reservoirs in the world is located in___?
The Great Artesian Basin is one of the largest underground water reservoirs in the world.
It underlies approximately 22 per cent of Australia, occupying an area of over 1.7 million square kilometres beneath the arid and semi-arid parts of Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Section-1: Geography: World & Physical Question - 30
The Turpan Depression, the third lowest point on Earth is located in which of the following Asian countries?