Canberra photographer Peter Meusburger's pictures of snow in Kosciuszko National ParkJames Vyver, Thursday July 17, 2014 - 11:33 EST
At this time of year, south west of the ACT there lies another world.
After heavy snow falls, Kosciusko National Park in NSW is transformed into a surreal landscape of frozen beauty.
Local photographer Peter Meusburger skis cross-country deep into the wilderness to capture these amazing images.
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