Basalt, Queensland facts for kids
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|Population||229 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Charters Towers Region|
Basalt is a very large locality in the Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2011 census, Basalt had a population of 229 people. The area has road access via the Gregory Development Road.
In the north and west lies the Clarke River. The Burdekin River drains the south where a confluence of waterways meet. Dalrymple National Park was established along the Burdekin in 1990. In the south west is the Great Basalt Wall National Park.
There are a number of heritage sites in Basalt, including:
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