Top Camp Mulgrave gold field
Top Camp on the Jordan Gold field
Towalla - Innisfail District
Located in World Heritage listed rainforest and close to Mount Bartle Frere, the highest mountain in Queensland.
The town is a mining locality on the Russell extended gold field, situated in the middle of an immense and dense scrub in very rough country where the average yearly rainy days is 230.
Described as one of the most difficult gold mining locations.
Read the story of Christie Palmerston’s expeditions as well as those of Dalrymple, Johnstone….the first in the Mount Bartle Frere area.
These resulted in many discoveries….flora, fauna, landmarks, gold