Mount Irvine, New South Wales


Mount Irvine, New South Wales

Mount Irvine is a small village in the state of New South Wales, Australia in the City of Blue Mountains.

Situated at 850 metres above sea level and 85 km from Sydney 'as the crow flies' but more than 2 hours by car. The small area of Mount Irvine has a wet micro climate and rich basalt soils weathered from ancient volcanics.

Rainfall is in excess of 1,500mm a year and vegetation is predominately cool climate rain forest.

There are only 20 or so properties with a small amount of commercial activity mainly growing walnuts and chestnuts.

The area is typified by some spectacular cool climate gardens like its neighbour Mount Wilson.

There is no mainstream commercial farming and organic methods are used in some farms.

Coordinates: 33°30′S 150°28′E / 33.5°S 150.467°E / -33.5; 150.467


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