Northern Tablelands, rugged plateau
At 1,586 metres, Round Mountain is the highest peak in the Northern Tablelands.
The Northern Tablelands region is home to 25 national parks.
Oxley National Park has nine rivers and 14 waterfalls.
Oxley National Park is home to 755 plant species, 21 of which are endangered.
Northern Tablelands produce nearly a billion Australian dollars worth of gold each year.
Covering 18,000km², the Northern Tablelands are almost twice the size of Lebanon.