Perhaps the most promising option in the Outback is to move well behind the high peaks of the Great Dividing Range
, to a location near or west of Mount Carbine along the Mulligan Highway.
Most of these locations are also on the eastern side of the Great Dividing Range
, and closer to the coast than localities such as Warwick.
This gave us dazzling seascapes at the start and finish, with the panoramas of the Great Dividing Range
sandwiched in between.
The primary topographic feature is the Great Dividing Range
, a montane barrier 200 km in width with a peak elevation of 2300 m, which runs parallel to the coast and separates a mesic coastal strip from an arid interior.
Once you pass the Great Dividing Range
, the landscape is mainly gray box eucalyptus and melaleuca trees, with 8-foot-tll anthills and termite mounds, and little grass.
"Tamworth is on the western side of the Great Dividing Range
. There are lots of magical National Parks and forests up on the top of the Ranges, one in particular called Ben Halls Gap State Forest about 60km south east of Tamworth.
The 450 000 ha Pilliga forest (30[degrees]25'-31[degrees]15'S, 148[degrees]40'-149[degrees]50'E) is located in Gamilaraay Aboriginal Country in the southern part of the Brigalow Belt South bioregion, on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range
in northern inland NSW The majority of native vegetation on more productive soils in the surrounding area has been cleared for agriculture, with the Pilliga forest left as a large woodland remnant on the poorest sandy soils (Murphy and Shea 2013).
Options Two and Three: In The Outback You can head to the statistically sunniest spot in the Outback, on the dry side of the Great Dividing Range
. Once there, choose an option:
John Sessions - see Question 8 QUIZ OF THE DAY: 1 Gross National Product; 2 One of his boots; 3 The 100 metres; 4 Chile; 5 Neptune; 6 Jeremy Irons; 7 China; 8 Stella Street; 9 The Great Dividing Range
; 10 Chatsworth House.
In which event did Linford Christie win an Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Gross National Product; 2 One of his boots; 3 The 100 metres; 4 Chile; 5 Neptune; 6 Jeremy Irons; 7 China; 8 Stella Street; 9 The Great Dividing Range
; 10 Chatsworth House.
The principal area under investigation was the QMDB, although a site to the east was included to enable analysis of the influence of the Great Dividing Range
. The QMDB covers approximately 260791 [km.sup.2] in southern Queensland, bounded to the east and north by the Great Dividing Range
, and to the south by the NSW border (Fig.