Star Mountains

The Star Mountains, from space. Telefomin and Tabubil can be seen clearly in this image.

The Star Mountains (Dutch (colonial): Sterrengebergte; Indonesian Pegunungan Bintang) are a mountain range in western Papua New Guinea, stretching from the border with Indonesia, at about to the Hindenburg Range. They have an annual rainfall of more than 10,000 mm/year, and although no official scientific weather station has ever been established it has been claimed to be one of the wettest places on earth.[1]


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External links

  • Photos from Star Mountains
  • Dutch Star Mountains expedition

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