Little Liverpool Range
|Region||South East Queensland|
|Parent range||Great Dividing Range|
Location and features
The range extends from the Main Range to the west of Aratula northwards to the area between Marburg and Hatton Vale where the Warrego Highway crosses the range. The range forms the drainage divide between the Bremer River valley from the Laidley Creek valley, a tributary of Lockyer Creek.
Mountain peaks in the Little Liverpool Range include Mount Stradbroke, Mount Grandchester, and Two Tree Hill. One of the regions weather stations Marburg radar station is positioned on the range at a height of 370 m (1,210 ft).
The Little Liverpool Range was an obstacle that hindered development of a railway from Brisbane to Toowoomba. Under the range are two tunnels. One named Victoria Tunnel is 537 m (1,762 ft) long. It is the oldest and longest railway tunnel in the state. The railway has a gradient of between 1 in 50 to nil over the range.
- "Laidley". Brisbane City Council. Retrieved 2009-06-24.
- "Queensland Radar Site Information". Bureau Of Meteorology (Australian). Retrieved 2009-06-24.
- "QR History - The Victoria Tunnel". Queensland Rail. Retrieved 2009-06-24.
- "Opening Of The Railway To Gatton". The Brisbane Courier. XX, (2,619). Queensland, Australia. 19 June 1866. p. 2 (Supplement). Retrieved 25 March 2016 – via National Library of Australia.
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