Mount Giles

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Mount Giles
Mount Giles.JPG
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
Mount Giles is located in Northern Territory
Mount Giles
Mount Giles
Location in the Northern Territory
Location Northern Territory, Australia
Parent range MacDonnell Ranges
Easiest route Larapinta Trail

Mount Giles is one of the highest mountains in the Northern Territory, Australia, at 1,389 metres (4,557 ft) AHD . It lies along the MacDonnell Ranges, dominating Ormiston Pound, in the West MacDonnell National Park, approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of Alice Springs. It can be visited via the celebrated Larapinta Trail and has 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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