Pukeamoamo / Mitre

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Pukeamoamo / Mitre is the highest mountain of the Tararua Range, situated in the lower North Island of New Zealand. It has a total height of 1,571 metres (5,154 ft).

Pukeamoamo / Mitre
Pukeamoamo / Mitre is located in New Zealand
Pukeamoamo / Mitre
Pukeamoamo / Mitre
Highest point
Elevation1571m
Prominence1331m
Isolation113km
Coordinates40°48′S 175°27′E / 40.800°S 175.450°E / -40.800; 175.450Coordinates: 40°48′S 175°27′E / 40.800°S 175.450°E / -40.800; 175.450
Naming
Native namePukeamoamo  (Māori)
Geography
LocationCarterton District, Wellington Region, New Zealand
Parent rangeTararua Range

The mountain was named after its double peak that resembles a bishop's mitre.[1]

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