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Springsure Volcano

This 60 km south of Emerald, in a large volcanic province covering 7,000 sq km. There is a mesa-like plateaux that has several peaks rising above the surrounding plains. 8 km north of Springsure Felsic outcrops and peaks are found in the Minerva Hills National Park. Some peaks in the volcanic province are Mt McDonald (522 m), Mt Borambool, Mt Zamia, Mt Catherine and Mt Sterculia.

The volcanic activity in this area occurred between 33 and 24 million years ago.

Sources & Further reading

Links

  1. Volcanoes of Australia
  2. List of Volcanoes in Australia
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