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GALLERY: Mount Field, Tasmania

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Only an hour north-west of Hobart, Mount Field is an enduring favourite of outdoor enthusiasts, with its wallaby-tracked snow fields, lakes and tarns (lakes formed in remnant glacial cirques). In autumn, the deciduous fagus tree erupts into colour across the mountain. Read about Mount Field’s beautiful peaks and the conservation efforts to protect the 100-year-old national park in AG#132, out now.