Mount Boyce

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Mount Boyce
Mount Boyce is located in New South Wales
Mount Boyce
Mount Boyce
Mount Boyce in New South Wales, Australia
Elevation 1,093 m (3,586 ft)[1]
Location
Range Blue Mountains
Coordinates 33°37′10″S 150°16′28″E / 33.61948°S 150.274429°E / -33.61948; 150.274429Coordinates: 33°37′10″S 150°16′28″E / 33.61948°S 150.274429°E / -33.61948; 150.274429
Climbing
Easiest route Great Western Highway

Mount Boyce is a hill standing approximately 1,093 metres (3,586 ft) AMSL, situated as one of the highest points on a plateau within the Blue Mountains. It is located 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) north of Blackheath, in New South Wales, Australia.[1]

Location and features[edit]

Mount Boyce is situated close to the point where the Great Western Highway passes by the location of a heavy vehicle checking station.[1] Approximately 300 metres (980 ft) west of Mount Boyce, the land drops sharply in cliffs and steep slopes to the Megalong Valley.

Mount Boyce was named on 26 April 1923 in honour of Venerable Archdeacon Francis Bertie Boyce FRGS, FRHS, an Australian clergyman and social reformer, who was born in England in 1844 and died in Blackheath in 1931.[1]

There is a Bureau of Meteorology automatic weather station on Mount Boyce and up to date readings from this may be found here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mount Boyce". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 7 October 2013. 

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