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Mount Tomah
New South Wales
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Blue Mountains Botanic Garden at Mount Tomah
Elevation 991 m (3,251 ft)
Location 103 km (64 mi) NW of Sydney
LGA(s) Blue Mountains City
State electorate(s) Blue Mountains
Federal Division(s) Macquarie
Mount Tomah
Highest point
Elevation 1,016 m (3,333 ft)
Parent peak Bell Range
Geography
Location Blue Mountains,
New South Wales, Australia

Mount Tomah is a locality and a mountain that is located in the Blue Mountains region of the state of New South Wales, Australia. The locality is known for the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden on the Bells Line of Road.

Description

The village of Mount Tomah is located approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Richmond, on the Bells Line of Road. Its most distinguished feature, the Blue Mountains Botanic Garden, is located on the north side of that road. The garden was established in 1972. Apart from the gardens, the area is a low-density residential area. The fertile soils of are derived from volcanic activity.

The peak of Mount Tomah is 1,016 metres (3,333 ft) above sea level.

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