Mount Lindesay (New South Wales)

Mount Lindesay, sometimes incorrectly recorded as Mount Lindsay, a mountain located within the Nandewar Range, is situated within the North West Slopes region of New South Wales, Australia. The mountain was formed by the Nandewar extinct volcano which ceased activity about 17 million years ago after 4 million years of activity.[3]

Mount Lindesay
Mount Lindsay
Mount Lindesay
Highest point
Elevation1,373 m (4,505 ft)[1]
Coordinates30°11′27″S 150°08′45″E[2]
Geography
LocationNew South Wales, Australia
Parent rangeNandewar Range
Topo mapCoryah
Geology
Mountain typeExtinct volcano
Climbing
Easiest routeWalk (hike)

The mountain has an elevation of 1,373 metres (4,505 ft) above sea level[1] and lies within the Mount Kaputar National Park, east of Narrabri and west of Barraba.

The mountain was named by Sir Thomas Mitchell after Colonel (later Major General) Patrick Lindesay, a Scot commanding the military forces of New South Wales and who was the Acting Governor in 1831.[2][4]

See also

References

  1. "Map of Mount Lindsay, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  2. "Mount Lindesay". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  3. Hutton, Geoffrey (1983). Australia's Natural Heritage (2nd ed.). Collins ISBN 0-00-217297-6
  4. Chisholm, A. H. (1967). Lindesay, Sir Patrick (1778–1839). Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 12 August 2014.


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