Mount Giles

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Mount Giles
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Mount Giles from the opposite side of Ormiston Pound in the south
Highest point
Elevation 1,389 m (4,557 ft) AHD
Coordinates 23°37′44″S 132°51′42″E / 23.628798°S 132.861614°E / -23.628798; 132.861614Coordinates: 23°37′44″S 132°51′42″E / 23.628798°S 132.861614°E / -23.628798; 132.861614
Location Northern Territory, Australia
Parent range MacDonnell Ranges
Easiest route Hike

Mount Giles is one of the highest mountains in the Northern Territory, Australia, at 1389 metres AHD. It lies along the MacDonnell Ranges, dominating Ormiston Pound, in the West MacDonnell National Park, approximately 80 kilometres west of Alice Springs. It can be visited via the celebrated Larapinta Trail and offers spectacular views of Mount Sonder, Ormiston Gorge and Pound, and the surrounding range.

Climbing the mountain requires a hard two- or three-day hike.[1]

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  1. ^ Stanton, Jenny (2000). The Australian Geographic Book of the Red Centre. Terrey Hills, New South Wales: Australian Geographic. p. 100. ISBN 1-86276-013-6. 

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