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Barrington Tops, impenetrable plateau

The highest peak of Barrington Tops is Brumlow Top which rises to a height of 1,586 metres.

Barrington Volcano was active for more than 50 million years.

Captain Thunderbolt stole nearly $20,000 in 90 crimes over seven years.

More than 50 plants and animal species are listed as rare or endangered in Barrington Tops National Park.

The forests of Barrington Tops are home to half of the plant species found in Australia.

Sphagnum moss can hold up to 20 times its own weight in water.

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