Tucked away in the Southern Hemisphere, between the Indian and South Pacific oceans, Australia is the 6th largest country in the world. More than one-third of the country is desert. Australia is the largest island in the world. It is a unique and diverse country in every way and has a large mountain range that runs down its east coast. The majority of its population live on the coasts. Due to the large distances involved, Australia has the world's 9th longest road network.
Highest roads of Australia:
|Mount Kosciuszko||2.228m (7,310ft)||New South Wales||Gravel|
|Rawson Pass||2.124m (6,968ft)||New South Wales||Gravel|
|Kosciuszko Express Chairlift||1.937m (6,354ft)||New South Wales||Gravel|
|Mount Hotham||1.862m (6,109ft)||Victoria||Paved|
|Charlotte Pass||1.840m (6,037ft)||New South Wales||Paved|
|Mount Blue Rag||1.715m (5,626ft)||Victoria||Gravel|