17.5 S, 144.5 E
Atherton Tableland SW of Cairns, north Queensland.
More than 50 eruptive centres cover an area of 1800 sq km.
Formations include lava shields, cinder cones, maars, and diatremes.
This is a shield volcano on the edge of Atherton town.
Mount Quincan and the Seven Sisters
These are young cinder cones. Mt Quincan is 190 m above the surrounding landscape, and contains two craters.
The Seven Sisters are located along the Yungaburra - Atherton road. They formed along a fissure.
This is a 3 million year old shield volcano. It is heavily eroded.
Mount Hypipamee Crater
This is a diatreme located 12 km south of Atherton town.
There are three maars at the volcano.
Lake Barrine, Lake Eacham, and Bromfield swamp.
Eruption less than 100,000 years ago, and possibly as recent as 10,000 years ago.