Mt. Santubong from Santubong Bridge
|Elevation||810.2 m (2,658 ft)|
|Prominence||810 m (2,660 ft)|
In 1855 a British naturalist, Alfred Russel Wallace who was staying at Santubong while collecting specimens in Sarawak, wrote a paper while called "Sarawak Law"  which can be considered as a precursor to the biological theory of evolution.
Mount Santubong lies within a gazetted national park of the same name. Entry to the park is now via the temporary Sarawak Forestry Corporation park headquarter entrance. The issue of custodian of park entry has now been put to rest by the relevant authorities 
- National Parks of Sarawak, by Hans P. Hazebroek, Abang Kashim bin Abang Morshidi. ISBN 983-812-032-4.
- The Encyclopedia of Malaysia, ISBN 981-3018-47-X.
- On the Law Which Has Regulated the Introduction of New Species.
- AR Wallace travelog to Borneo and the Malay World.