Brown Mountain (New South Wales)

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Brown Mountain
Elevation 1,243 m (4,078 ft)[1]
Location
Location Monaro region, New South Wales, Australia
Range Kybeyan Range, Great Dividing Range
Coordinates 33°35′55″S 149°23′5″E / 33.59861°S 149.38472°E / -33.59861; 149.38472Coordinates: 33°35′55″S 149°23′5″E / 33.59861°S 149.38472°E / -33.59861; 149.38472[2]
Climbing
Easiest route Snowy Mountains Highway

Brown Mountain, at an altitude of 1,243 metres (4,078 ft) AHD , is the highest mountain in the Monaro region of New South Wales, Australia.

Location and features[edit]

Brown Mountain is located in the Kybeyan Range that is part of the Great Dividing Range. The mountain is approximately 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) from the village of Nimmitabel, approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) from the village of Bemboka, and approximately 34 kilometres (21 mi) from the village of Candelo.[1]

An unsealed access road is located 230 metres (750 ft) below the summit adjoins the Snowy Mountains Highway.

Little Brown Mountain, located 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) north of Bemboka, has an altitude of 514 metres (1,686 ft) AHD .[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Map of Brown Mountain, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Place Name Search: Brown Mountain". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "Map of Little Brown Mountain, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 May 2013.