Mitchell Ranges

Mitchell Ranges are a mountain range in Arnhem Land located approximately 510 kilometres (317 mi) east of Darwin in the Northern Territory, of Australia.

The Range is approximately 115 kilometres (71 mi) long running from north to south with a width of approximately 15 kilometres (9 mi).[1] Several peaks are found within the range including; Mount Parson, Mount Fleming, Mount Ramsay and Mount Fawcett. The Parson Range is in the sound of the range.

The rocks that make up the range are Proterozoic sedimentary and include pebbly sandstones,[1] moderately folded quartz sandstone, feldspathic sandstone and arkose.[2]


  1. Andrew A. Krassay (1994). "The Cretaceous Geology of northeastern Arnhem Land, Northern Territory" (PDF). Australian Geological Survey Organisation. Retrieved 17 May 2015.
  2. "Report on activities during 1962 metalliferrous section records" (PDF). Commonwealth of Australia. 1962.

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