Mount Tomah, New South Wales

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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.

Mount Tomah
New South Wales
Mt Tomah Botanical Gardens - Garden 5 Proteaceae.JPG
Blue Mountains Botanic Garden at Mount Tomah
Elevation991 m (3,251 ft)
Location103 km (64 mi) NW of Sydney
LGA(s)Blue Mountains City
State electorate(s)Blue Mountains
Federal Division(s)Macquarie
Mount Tomah
Mount Tomah is located in New South Wales
Mount Tomah
Mount Tomah
Location in New South Wales
Highest point
Elevation1,016 m (3,333 ft)
Parent peakBell Range
Coordinates33°33′S 150°25′E / 33.550°S 150.417°E / -33.550; 150.417Coordinates: 33°33′S 150°25′E / 33.550°S 150.417°E / -33.550; 150.417[1]
Geography
LocationBlue Mountains,
New South Wales, Australia

DescriptionEdit

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 are derived from volcanic activity.

The peak of Mount Tomah is 1,016 metres (3,333 ft) above sea level.

Heritage listingsEdit

Mount Tomah has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mount Tomah". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 May 2015.  
  2. ^ "Blue Mountains Walking tracks". New South Wales State Heritage Register. Office of Environment and Heritage. H00980. Retrieved 18 May 2018.