Mount Mitchell (Queensland)
The eastern slopes of Mount Mitchell
|Elevation||1,168 m (3,832 ft)|
|Easiest route||Graded trail|
Mount Mitchell (Aboriginal: Cooyinnirra), is a twin-peaked volcanic mountain with an elevation above sea level of 1,168 metres (3,832 ft), located in the Main Range, is about 100 kilometres (62 mi) west of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia and immediately south of Cunninghams Gap.
Features and history
A trail, classified as grade 4, winds 5.1 kilometres (3.2 mi) up to the main summit which offers some great views. From the peak on a clear day the tallest buildings in Brisbane can be seen, as can the D'Aguilar Range, Teviot Range, Fassifern Valley and many other parts of the Scenic Rim. At the top of mountain there are sheer cliff edges.
- "About Main Range, Goomburra, Queen Mary Falls". Department of Environment and Resource Management. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
- Seeing South-East Queensland (2nd ed.). Queensland: Royal Automobile Club of Queensland. 1980. p. 72. ISBN 0-909518-07-6.
- "Main Range National Park: Nature, culture and history". Department of Environment and Resource Management. Retrieved 31 May 2011.
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