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Mt McBride Volcano

The lava field of this volcanic province covers an area of 1,500 km2 of north Queensland, about 150 km southwest of Atherton. 

The Undara Crater rises to an elevation of 1020 m.

The Undara lava tubes are the best known feature of this volcanic province. At 160 km they are the longest known lava flow on Earth. They are about 190,000 years old.

Mt McBride Volcano rises to 911 m. It last erupted about 1.7 million years ago

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