About the land

What is the land like?

* It is 227 metres (745 feet) above sea level
* The main landforms are Rolling hills


* The soil type is sandy loam.


* Around the Old Miners Cottage there is a low level of hillslope erosion.


* Currently the area is not under threat from salinity and will likely not be in the near future.


* At present, the vegetation around the Old Miners Cottage is mostly cleared for urban or rural use. Before white settlement this vegetation was eucalypt woodlands .

Source: Australian Government - Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts: My Environment

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