Theses 2 photos are taken from the lookout above the town looking towards the mine. The striped chimney is the copper smelter and the large one is lead
Road trains come through the town regularly
This photo is taken from the staff accomodation block
There is a closed down granite mine 15 mins drive out of Mt Isa with some stunning scenery of Bolders and slabs of Granite. I enjoyed a visit here with friends Mala and Patrick and Kay
Lake Lake Moondarra is an artificial lake on the Leichhardt River 16 km downstream from the town of Mount Isa. It provides water to the city and the adjacent Mount Isa Mines (MIM) mining lease.
It is a great spot to go for some peace and tranquility. I have been here several times with and enjoyed a trip with Jan who is a very keen photographer. I had just bought a new camera and was eager to get some photos of the birdlife and plants
Yes there are crocs in Lake Moondara
It is a very popular camping ground now just off the main highway between Cloncurry and Mt Isa
The hills were rich in minerals
Fountain Springs This is a beautiful spot in the Fountain ranges where the ravine is cut.
In the rainy season a 12m waterfall cascades over the top
Stockyards and windmill
Getting lost.. We had planned to come out the other side of the station on the other side of Mt Isa near Duchess but there were so many dirt roads without names that we got lost and came to a dead end. We then decided we should follow our tracks back the way we came..