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.
The Blue Mountains are a particularly scenic part of the Great Dividing Range
that runs along the east coast of Australia.
It is believed their ancestors formed a continuous population from central South Australia into Queensland and on into the Great Dividing Range
In Victoria's high-reaching Great Dividing Range
you'll find what I consider to be Australia's most challenging big game animal, the sambar.
Ned Kelly's knowledge of, and connection to, the country around which he grew up and lived, centred on the King River Valley, extending from Mansfield in the south to Benalla in the north, with the Strathbogie Ranges marking the western border and the Great Dividing Range
This gave us dazzling seascapes at the start and finish, with the panoramas of the Great Dividing Range
sandwiched in between.
The seven-day ride starts in Canberra and goes through national parks, along the coastline of superb beaches and through the hills of the Great Dividing Range
, before finishing in the heart of Sydney.
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.
Both are located on the southeastern coast of the continent between the ocean and the Great Dividing Range
Sitting up near the top of the Great Dividing Range
, between the mountains and the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest encompasses approximately 1,200 square kilometres, from the Daintree River north to Cooktown and west to the Great Dividing Range
The topography of the region is diverse ranging from the eastern highlands of the Great Dividing Range
, including the Illawarra Escarpment in the north, and Mt Kosciusko and the snow fields in the south west, and a beautiful coastline that includes many areas covered in rainforest.
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 Great Dividing Range
, with the Blue Mountains at its core, presented a formidable obstacle to any expansion into the interior.
Adjoining the Great Dividing Range
, it boasts vast serene bushland, spectacular cliffs and gorges, wilderness areas, waterfalls, and rivers.
The Otway and Strezleki Ranges in southern Victoria have also been identified as ultrataxa `hotspots', thanks to their periodic separation from the Great Dividing Range
by the Bassian Plain.