Brown Mountain (New South Wales)

Brown Mountain, at an elevation of 1,243 metres (4,078 ft) AHD, is the highest mountain in the Monaro region of New South Wales, Australia.

Brown Mountain
White Ash on Brown Mountain
Highest point
Elevation1,243 m (4,078 ft)[1]
Coordinates36°35′55″S 149°23′05″E[2]
Geography
Brown Mountain
Location in New South Wales
LocationMonaro region, New South Wales, Australia
Parent rangeKybeyan Range, Great Dividing Range
Climbing
Easiest routeSnowy Mountains Highway

Location and features

Brown Mountain is located in the Kybeyan Range that is part of the Great Dividing Range. The mountain is approximately 13 kilometres (8.1 mi) from the village of Nimmitabel, approximately 17 kilometres (11 mi) from the village of Bemboka, and approximately 34 kilometres (21 mi) from the village of Candelo.[1]

An unsealed access road is located 230 metres (750 ft) below the summit adjoins the Snowy Mountains Highway.

Little Brown Mountain, located 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) north of Bemboka, has an elevation of 514 metres (1,686 ft) AHD.[3]

See also

References

  1. "Map of Brown Mountain, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  2. "Place Name Search: Brown Mountain". Geoscience Australia. Commonwealth of Australia. 2010. Archived from the original on 27 June 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013.
  3. "Map of Little Brown Mountain, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 14 May 2013.


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