A view to the coast from Wild Horse Mountain Lookout

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. A view to the coast from Wild Horse Mountain Lookout.

 
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Title A view to the coast from Wild Horse Mountain Lookout
Date photo taken 2010
Date scanned 2006-11-17
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Hall, Russell
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location Johnston Road, Beerburrum State Forest, Queensland
Australia
Open Access Status Other
Category Towers
Telecommunications
Views
Subcategory Lookout towers
Communication towers
Panoramic views
Period Late twentieth century (1960-)
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Concrete construction
Masonry construction
Timber construction
Brackets
Columns
Building Materials Concrete
Corrugated iron
Corrugated steel
Steel
Tiles
Timber
Architectural Features Two-storey
Benches (seats)
Capitals
Corrugated iron roofs
Downpipes
Plinths
Timber balustrades
Timber columns
Surrounding Features Coasts
Forests
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger.
Additional Notes Wild Horse Mountain Lookout stands on the top of Wild Horse Mountain 123 metres above sea level. Named after the brumbies that once lived there, Wild Horse Mountain offers a paved track to the lookout from the carpark. The lookout is provided by Telstra and the Department of Primary Industries (Forestry). It serves as a mobile telephone transmitting station, a working fire tower, and an excellent public viewing platform. There are 360-degree views of Pumicestone Passage, coastal plains, the Glass House Mountains and forestry plantations from the sheltered fire tower platform. Information taken from: Department of Environment and Resource Management 2010, retrieved 22 March 2010, from www.derm.qld.gov.au/parks; and from the sign near the lookout.
 
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