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The Murchison Highway is a sealed road in Tasmania. It goes from near Rayna to Somerset.
The Murchison Highway's highest elevation along its length is 708m (highlight point | zoom to point) and the lowest point is at 12m (highlight point | zoom to point).
For cyclists and those towing caravans, boats or heavy loads the Murchison Highway is mountainous along its 135 km length, with about 18.5 km that is steeper in incline/grade than 5% (6.3 km is steeper in incline/grade than 10% and 2.7 km of that has an incline/grade more than 15%!). The total ascent / descent along the length of the Murchison Highway is 2515 m / 2325 m.
Bonzle incline/gradient summary
|Total length||<5% incline/grade||5-10% incline/grade||10-15% incline/grade||>15% incline/grade|
|135 km||107 km||9.4 km||3.6 km||2.7 km|
The Murchison Highway connects with the Bass Highway, the Mount Road and the Zeehan Highway.
Towns, villages and localities on the Murchison Highway include Rosebery (highlight) and Tullah (highlight).
The Murchison Highway is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
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