Zeehan, Tasmania

Tasmania’s silver city if now a pale shadow of the rip-roaring town of the 1890s. Behind the town is Mt Zeehan (702m). Tasman sighted the mountain in 1642 and named it after his flagship.

Zeehan is a 30 min drive from Queenstown in Tasmania's west. Silver-lead deposits resulted in a boom period for the town late last century . Granville Harbour, west of Zeehan, was founded after World War I and is now a holiday town where west coast residents keep holiday shacks

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