Mount Stuart, Queensland

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Mount Stuart
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Mount Stuart, overlooking Townsville, Queensland.
Highest point
Elevation 584 m (1,916 ft)
Coordinates 19°20′S 146°46′E / 19.333°S 146.767°E / -19.333; 146.767
Geography
Location Queensland, Australia
Climbing
Easiest route Bitumen road.

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Mount Stuart is located in Queensland, Australia, overlooking Townsville with an elevation of 584 metres.

It was named for Clarendon Stuart (1833–1912), from 1859 Townsville's first district surveyor.[1]

Mount Stuart is used for commercial and ABC Queensland television transmission, it was also used as a Bureau of Meteorology radar station until late 2011, where it was moved to Hervey Range.

Mount Stuart overlooks Townsville's Lavarack Barracks a major military base, which consists of 1 RAR, 2 RAR, 3 RAR, 2 CAV, 3/4 CAV, 3 CER, 1 MP Bn, 3 CSSB amongst others.

Mount Stuart is a popular outdoor recreational area, including trail running, mountain biking and rock climbing.

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Coordinates: 19°20′S 146°46′E / 19.333°S 146.767°E / -19.333; 146.767