Glass House Mountains

Description

Craggy peaks tower over a scenic patchwork of pine plantations, bush-land and cultivated fields. Many of the peaks are protected as part of the Glasshouse Mountains National Park.

Mt. Beewah is the tallest at 556 m, followed by Mt. Tibrogargan. Seen here is Mt. Beewah in the foreground with Mt. Coonarin to the left and Mt. Tibrogargan in the background to the right.

Named by Capt. James Cook during his epic journey along Australia’s east coast, the Glasshouse Mountains are intrusive plugs formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago.

Remnants of the open eucalypt woodland and heath vegetation provide a home for an interesting variety of animals and plants, including 26 plant species of conservation significance. The place is spiritually and culturally significant to many Aboriginal people and many ceremonial sites still exist today and are protected.

 

Artist:       Graeme Love

Title: “The Glasshouse Mountains, Mts. Beewah, Tibrogargen and Coonarin”

Medium: Pastel

Size: 74 X 52 cms  framed

Price: $285.00

Contact artist at gralove78@gmail.com or 0409 087 157