Town views of Mount Isa, Queensland, ca. 1930

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Creator: Alan Quaele.

Location: Mount Isa, Queensland.

Description: View of the gazetted town of Mount Isa from Mount Isa Mines Ltd's smelter works. The foreground of the picture features the railway line and the Leichhardt River marked by the tree line in the mid-distance.

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    • 16/Apr/2023 00:37:52

    Mount Isa is the largest township in western Queensland. It is a mining town with an air of self-confidence and vibrancy. Mining is the town's raison d'etre and though it dominates the skyline and the local economy. Mount Isa is located 1,823 km north-west of Brisbane via Toowoomba and Longreach. It is 904 km west of Townsville, 160 km from the Northern Territory border, and 356 metres above sea level. Source: