Warrumbungle Volcano | John Seach


Warrumbungle National Park, NSW, Australia

31.3 S, 149.0 E
Shield volcano
Extinct Volcano

Warrumbungle Volcano is a circular outcrop 50 km in diameter west of Coonabarabran and 500 km NW of Sydney. Warrumbunbungle is a mildly mildly alkaline intraplate volcano.

One of Australia's premier astronomical telescopes (Anglo-Australian Telescope) is located at Siding Spring at the volcano.

Further reading
Duggan M.B. Mineralogical Magazine. September 1988 Vol. 52, pp. 491-496

Eruptions of Warrumbungle volcano

13 to 17 million years ago