Southern Alps

The Southern Alps are a range of mountains that run the length of the of . This mountain range has been likened to the of Europe.
Photo: NASA, Public domain.

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is a major National Park in the centre of the of . Photo: Tsy1980, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The are glacial lakes found in the Southern Alps of the lower of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southern Alps

Latitude
-43.5° or 43° 30' south
Longitude
170.5° or 170° 30' east
Open Location Code
4V8GGG22+22
Elevation
1,036 metres (3,399 feet)
Geo­Names ID
2182515

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Nieu-Seelandse Alpe
  • Arabic: جبال الألب الجنوبية
  • Aragonese: Alpes d'o Sud
  • Armenian: Հարավային Ալպեր
  • Asturian: Alpes del Sur
  • Basque: Hegoaldeko Alpe
  • Basque: Hegoaldeko Alpeak
  • Belarusian: Паўднёвыя Альпы
  • Bhojpuri: दक्खिनी एल्प्स
  • Bulgarian: Южни Алпи
  • Catalan: Alps Neozelandesos
  • Cebuano: Southern Alps
  • Chinese: Lâm Alpes Soaⁿ-me̍h
  • Chinese: 南阿尔卑斯山脉
  • Chinese: 南阿爾卑斯山脈
  • Croatian: Južne Alpe
  • Czech: Jižní Alpy
  • Dutch: Nieuw-Zeelandse Alpen
  • English: Kā Tiritiri o te Moana
  • English: New Zealand Alps
  • English: Southern Alps/Kā Tiritiri o te Moana
  • Esperanto: Sudaj Alpoj
  • Estonian: Lõuna-Alpid
  • Finnish: Etelä-Alpit
  • Finnish: New Zealand Alps
  • Finnish: Southern Alps
  • French: Alpes du Sud
  • Galician: Alpes do Sur
  • Georgian: სამხრეთ ალპები
  • Georgian: სამხრეთი ალპები
  • German: Neuseeländische Alpen
  • German: Südalpen
  • German: Südliche Alpen
  • Greek: Νότιες Άλπεις
  • Hebrew: האלפים הדרומיים
  • Hindi: दक्षिणी ऐल्प्स
  • Hungarian: Déli-Alpok
  • Icelandic: Suður-Alparnir
  • Indonesian: Alp Selatan
  • Indonesian: Alpen Selatan
  • Indonesian: Pegunungan Alp Selatan
  • Italian: Alpi meridionali
  • Italian: Alpi neozelandesi
  • Japanese: サザンアルプス
  • Japanese: サザンアルプス山脈
  • Japanese: サザン・アルプス山脈
  • Japanese: 南アルプス山脈
  • Korean: 남알프스
  • Korean: 남 알프스
  • Korean: 남알프스 산맥
  • Korean: 남알프스산맥
  • Korean: 서던 알프스
  • Korean: 서던 알프스 산맥
  • Latvian: Dienvidalpi
  • Latvian: Jaunzēlandes Alpi
  • Lithuanian: Pietų Alpės
  • Macedonian: Јужни Алпи
  • Malayalam: സതേൺ ആൽപ്സ്
  • Maori: Kā Tiritiri o te Moana
  • Min Nan Chinese: Lâm Alpes Soaⁿ-me̍h
  • Mongolian: Өмнөд Альпийн нуруу
  • Norwegian: Søralpene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: New Zealand Sørlige Alper
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Southern Alps
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Søralpene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sørlige alper
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Søralpane
  • Occitan (post 1500): Aups dau Sud (Nòva Zelanda)
  • Occitan (post 1500): Aups dau Sud
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Sūþalpis
  • Persian: آلپ جنوبی
  • Polish: Alpy Nowozelandzkie
  • Polish: Alpy Południowe
  • Portuguese: Alpes Neozelandeses
  • Portuguese: Alpes do Sul
  • Russian: Новозеландские Альпы
  • Russian: Южные Альпы
  • Serbian: Južni Alpi
  • Serbo-Croatian: Južne Alpe
  • Slovak: Južné Alpy
  • Spanish: Alpes Meridionales
  • Spanish: Alpes Neocelandeses
  • Spanish: Alpes Neozelandeses
  • Spanish: Alpes del Sur
  • Spanish: Southern Alps
  • Swahili: Alpi za Kusini
  • Swedish: New Zealand Alps
  • Swedish: Nya Zeeländska alperna
  • Swedish: Nyazeeländska alperna
  • Swedish: Nyzeeländska alperna
  • Swedish: Southern Alps
  • Swedish: Sydalperna
  • Swedish: Södra Alperna
  • Turkish: Güney Alpleri
  • Ukrainian: Альпи Південні
  • Ukrainian: Південні Альпи
  • Vietnamese: Nam Alps
  • Western Panjabi: تھلواں الپس
  • Wu Chinese: 南阿尔卑斯山脉
  • Yue Chinese: 南阿爾卑斯山脈
  • Eteläiset Alpit
  • Great Southern Alps
  • 서던알프스산맥

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