Mundaring, Western Australia facts for kids
Perth, Western Australia
Statues in Sculpture Park, Mundaring
|Population||3,011 (2011 census)|
|LGA(s)||Shire of Mundaring|
|State electorate(s)||Swan Hills|
Mundaring is a suburb located 34 km east of Perth on the Great Eastern Highway. The suburb is located within the Shire of Mundaring.
The Aboriginal name of the area 'Mindah-lung', said to mean 'a high place on a high place', was anglicised to become 'Mundaring'.
The Mundaring area is also considered to be part of the Perth Hills area.
Mundaring Geophysical Observatory
Mundaring was the location of a Bureau of Mineral Resources Geophysical Observatory from 1959 to April 2000 The annual reports from the Observatory constituted the seismic record of the state of Western Australia for that period of time as well as reports and summaries of activity
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