Mount Tomah, New South Wales
New South Wales
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden at Mount Tomah
|Elevation||991 m (3,251 ft)|
|Location||103 km (64 mi) NW of Sydney|
|LGA(s)||Blue Mountains City|
|State electorate(s)||Blue Mountains|
|Elevation||1,016 m (3,333 ft)|
|Parent peak||Bell Range|
New South Wales, Australia
Mount Tomah is a locality and a mountain that is located in the Blue Mountains region of the state of New South Wales, Australia. The locality is known for the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden on the Bells Line of Road.
The village of Mount Tomah is located approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Richmond, on the Bells Line of Road. Its most distinguished feature, the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, is located on the north side of that road. The garden was established in 1972. Apart from the gardens, the area is a low-density residential area. The fertile soils of are derived from volcanic activity.
The peak of Mount Tomah is 1,016 metres (3,333 ft) above sea level.
Mount Tomah has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- "Mount Tomah". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
- "Blue Mountains Walking tracks, New South Wales State Heritage Register (NSW SHR) Number H00980". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
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