Browns Falls

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Browns Falls
Browns Falls 2017.jpg
Browns Falls 2017 Taken by Snapshotz Photography
Browns Falls is located in Queensland
Browns Falls
Location

Killarney, Southern Downs Region,

Queensland, Australia
Coordinates 28°21′00″S 152°21′00″E / 28.35000°S 152.35000°E / -28.35000; 152.35000Coordinates: 28°21′00″S 152°21′00″E / 28.35000°S 152.35000°E / -28.35000; 152.35000[1][2]
Type Plunge
Total height 10–15 metres (33–49 ft)[3]
Watercourse Spring Creek

The Browns Falls is a plunge waterfall on the Spring Creek (South Branch) in Killarney, Southern Downs Region, Queensland, Australia.

Location and features[edit]

The falls are located approximately 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) east of Killarney in the Darling Downs, just north of the Queensland/New South Wales border.[4] The falls descend approximately 10–15 metres (33–49 ft) as it plunges over basalt columns into the valley floor.[3] Access to the falls is possible by walking approximately 600 metres (2,000 ft) from the Browns Picnic Area.

Four other waterfalls are located in the area surrounding Killarney, including the Teviot Falls in the north at Teviot Gap, Queen Mary Falls, Daggs Falls and Upper Browns Falls.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Browns Falls (QLD)". Gazetteer of Australia online. Geoscience Australia, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ "Browns Falls (entry 4769)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Browns Falls". World of Waterfalls. Johnny T. Cheng. 9 May 2008. Retrieved 18 May 2014. 
  4. ^ Gold Coast Northern Rivers (Map) (12 ed.). QDM10. RACQ. 1998.