Mount Liebig

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Mount Liebig
Mount Liebig 9112.jpg
Viewed from the Gary Junction Road looking east.
Highest point
Elevation 1,274 m (4,180 ft) AHD
Coordinates 23°18′S 131°22′E / 23.300°S 131.367°E / -23.300; 131.367Coordinates: 23°18′S 131°22′E / 23.300°S 131.367°E / -23.300; 131.367
Etymology Justus von Liebig
Mount Liebig is located in Northern Territory
Mount Liebig
Mount Liebig
Location in the Northern Territory
Location Northern Territory, Australia
Parent range MacDonnell Ranges

Mount Liebig is a mountain with an elevation of 1,274 metres (4,180 ft) AHD  in the southern part of the Northern Territory of Australia. It is one of the highest peaks of the MacDonnell Ranges and was named by the explorer Ernest Giles after the German chemist Justus von Liebig.[1] Nearby settlements include Haasts Bluff.

Notable Indigenous Australians who have lived in the region of Mount Liebig include Indigenous artist Nora Andy Napaltjarri[2] and Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri.[3]

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  1. ^ Ernest Favenc: The History of Australian Exploration from 1788 to 1888. Echo Library 2006, ISBN 978-1-4068-2067-6, p. 184
  2. ^ Johnson, Vivien (1994). Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert: A Biographical Dictionary. Roseville East, NSW: Craftsman House. pp. 60–61. 
  3. ^ McCulloch Childs, Emily; Gibson, Ross (2008). New Beginnings: Classic Paintings from the Corrigan Collection of 21st Century Aboriginal Art. Fitzroy, VIC: McCulloch & McCulloch Australian Art Books. p. 106. ISBN 978-0-9804494-4-0. 

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