Mount Teneriffe facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Teneriffe
|Elevation||444 m (1,457 ft)AHD|
|Parent range||Strathbogie Ranges|
|Age of rock||Late Devonian 362 million years|
|Mountain type||Strathbogie Granodiorite|
Most of the area is within a nature conservation reserve with impressive granite outcrops at the foot of the mountain. Mount Teneriffe is one of the outliers of the Strathbogie Ranges formed from uplifted Devonian granite, the erosion of which has filled in the once deep valleys and basins of the Upper Goulburn, the Murray Valley and the Victorian Riverina with sediment. The hill is lightly timbered with scattered small trees on the summit. The site is accessed from Alexanderson Rd and then Jefferies Rd and Oak Valley Rd.
Some rock-climbing crags are present on the north west face, including Sparrow Slabs, Castle Rock, Eagle Rock, and Vertigo Block. Mt. Teneriffe was the site of the 1983 Australian Rogaining championship.
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