mount cook, also known as aoraki in Māori language, lies slightly south and east of the main divide of the Southern Alps, in the canterbury region of the south island of new zealand.
This popular tourist destination was 3,593 m (11,788 ft) high until a large rock fall in 1991 reduced its height to 3,724 m (12,218 ft).
WE HAVE A NUMBER OF ARTICLES AND RESOURCES ABOUT mount cook AND OTHER MOUNTAINS:
A profile of New Zealand's highest mountain, including details about its geography, wildlife and climbing and trekking adventures on and around the mountain.
Read our guide to the highest mountains of Edmund Hillary's native land, a place where he prepared himself for The Everest.
Browse our list of books about the Southern Alps - guidebooks and historical accounts of climbing them.
Check out our list of 20 Interesting Facts about the home of Southern Alps and Mount Cook.
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