Mount Tomah, New South Wales
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.
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|
Location in New South Wales
|Elevation||1,016 m (3,333 ft)|
|Parent peak||Bell Range|
New South Wales, Australia
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.
Mount Tomah has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- Blue Mountains National Park: Blue Mountains walking tracks