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Some more of interest to our Polish friends on TE. There has been some confusion about which mountain the Polish explorer Pawel Edmund Strzelecki actually named Kosciuszko. It was thought for a while that he called this mountain, Mt Townsend, Kosciuszko. It was thought that his error was later corrected when the name was shifted to the current Mt Kosciuszko. But research referred to on Wikipedia went back to back to log books from the trip and they show that he actually did name the correct mountain.
So this mountain is Mt Townsend (Aboriginal name: Targangil) and at 2209 metres it is just 19 metres lower than Kosciuszko and is Australia's second highest mountain. It is just to the north of Kosciuszko and does have more of a peak.
Vince (vjmite) mentioned that the two peaks look much more dramatic when seen from the west so in the workshop is a photo that I took 10 years ago from the west. Mt Kosciuszko is on the far right and Mt Townsend is just to its left.

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Additional Photos by Ian Fegent (ifege) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3903 W: 102 N: 11282] (47069)
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