Mount Quincan

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Mount Quincan
Highest point
Coordinates 17°18′11″S 145°34′39″E / 17.30306°S 145.57750°E / -17.30306; 145.57750Coordinates: 17°18′11″S 145°34′39″E / 17.30306°S 145.57750°E / -17.30306; 145.57750
Geography
Location Queensland, Australia

Mount Quincan is a volcanic mountain near Yungaburra on the Atherton Tableland in Far North Queensland, Australia.

The extinct volcano is one of many cinder cones in the Atherton Tableland region.[1]

Quincan, a type of Scoria, is mined from the south west quadrant of the mountain.[2] Quincan is used in road construction, driveways, weed control and domestic gardening.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Johnson, Robert Wallace (1989). Intraplate Volcanism: In Eastern Australia and New Zealand. Cambridge University Press. p. 92. ISBN 0521380839. Retrieved 21 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Yungaburra Quarry. Retrieved on 21 November 2012.

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