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Cook Mount

Cook, Mount, or Rorangi the culminating point of the Southern Alps, in the province of Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand. It has an elevation of nearly 12,460 feet, and its summit is clothed with perpetual snow, the glaciers exceeding in size any that exist in Europe. Like the other mountains of New Zealand, it is of volcanic origin.