Mount Blaxland, New South Wales
Mount Blaxland, actually a hill, is located about 25 kilometres south of Lithgow in longitude -33.548500061, latitude 150.117904663. Its significance lies in the fact that it was the furthest point reached by Blaxland, Lawson, and Wentworth on their historic 1813 crossing of the Blue Mountains.
The name was bestowed upon it by Surveyor-General George Evans when, later in 1813, Evans arrived at the terminal point of Blaxland's expedition. Two other smaller conical shaped hills on the opposite side of a nearby stream were named, by Evans, Wentworth's Sugar-Loaf and Lawson's Sugar-Loaf.
- Geodata U.S. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
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- Geographical Names Register - Mt Blaxland
- Photo of Mount Blaxland, c.2008. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
- Photo of Mount Blaxland from the south-west, c.2011. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
- Photo of summit of Mount Blaxland showing remains of old cairn, c.2011. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
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