Mount Blackwood

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Mount Blackwood
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Mount Blackwood rising above the Mackay district cane fields.
Highest point
Elevation 639 m (2,096 ft)
Listing List of mountains in Australia
Coordinates 21°02′S 148°56′E / 21.033°S 148.933°E / -21.033; 148.933Coordinates: 21°02′S 148°56′E / 21.033°S 148.933°E / -21.033; 148.933
Mount Blackwood is located in Queensland
Mount Blackwood
Mount Blackwood
Easiest route Paved road (locked)

Mount Blackwood is a mountain located within the boundaries of the Mackay Regional Council in Central Queensland, Australia and has an elevation of 639m. It is covered in dense tropical rainforest and is home to the Mount Blackwood Holly (Graptophyllum ilicifolium), a species of shrub endemic to the area. It also has the Pioneer Valley close to the region. Also nearby mountains are Mt Jukes, Mt Ossa and Mt Brampton.

Mount Blackwood is used for commercial television transmission, such as ABC Queensland, and other communications in the Mackay district. It is also used for transmission of VHF Automatic En Route Information Service (AERIS) broadcasts for civil aviation.

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