Mount Bruce (Western Australia)

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Mount Bruce
Punurrunha
Highest point
Elevation 1,234 m (4,049 ft)
Coordinates 22°34′05″S 118°04′34″E / 22.56806°S 118.07611°E / -22.56806; 118.07611Coordinates: 22°34′05″S 118°04′34″E / 22.56806°S 118.07611°E / -22.56806; 118.07611
Geography
Location Pilbara region,  Western Australia
Parent range Hamersley Range

Mount Bruce is the second highest mountain in the state of Western Australia.

Mount Bruce lies 62 kilometres (39 mi) northwest of Mount Meharry, the highest peak in the state. It is a part of the Hamersley Range in the Pilbara. A number of walks exist on the mountain including the relatively easy Marandoo walk that offers a view over the Marandoo minesite, the more difficult Honey Hakea walk and the summit track.

Mount Bruce reaches 1,234 m (4,049 ft), being 15 m (49 ft) lower than Mount Meharry.

The Aboriginal name for the mountain is Punurrunha.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Drive WA - Mount Bruce". 2010. Retrieved 2 June 2011.