Connor in Northern Territory, Central Australia.
On the way Mt Connor to be viewed from the highway
in Northern Territory, Central Australia
Mount Conner, also known as Attila and Artilla, and
occasionally found as Mount Connor, is an Australian
mountain located in the southwest corner of the Northern
Territory, 75 kilometres (47 mi) southeast of Lake Amadeus
at the border of the vast Curtin Springs cattle station.
It reaches to 859 metres (2,818 ft) above sea level
and to 300 metres (984 ft) above ground level.
Mount Conner is a flat-topped and horseshoe-shaped
inselberg, part of the same vast rocky substrate thought
to be beneath Uluru/Ayers Rock and Kata Tjuta/Olgas.
can easily be confused with Uluru, since it can be seen
from the road to Uluru and Kata Tjuta, when approaching
from Alice Springs.
It was named Mount Conner by William Gosse in 1873
after South Australian politician M. L. Conner. Soucre
courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Conner
Highway is a sealed highway some 244 kilometre in lenght
in the Northern Territory of Australia. It connects
Yulara, Kata Tjuta and Uluru east to the Stuart Highway
down around 200 south of Alice Springs.
highway is named after Lewis Hubert (Harold Bell) Lasseter,
who claimed to have discovered a fabulously rich gold
reef (Lasseter's Reef) west of Kata Tjuta.
Ebenzer Road House
It connects Yulara, Kata Tjuta and Uluru east to the
Stuart Highway down around 200 south of Alice Springs
at Mt Ebenzer Road House.
Mt Ebenezer Roadhouse is owned and run by the Imanpa
Community. As well as offering accommodation, food,
petrol and the usual roadhouse services, Mt Ebenezer
is also an outlet for the artwork produced by members
of Imanpa community.
building houses an art gallery showcasing the items
made by people from the bush community, such as paintings,
traditional wood carvings, and necklaces fashioned out
of nuts and seeds.
The roadhouse purchases artworks from the community
once a week. Artists can also stock up on artists materials
The art gallery is a successful operation, with a high
turn-over of artwork sold to the many tourists passing
by on their way to and from Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata
Tjuta. Coutesy of: http://www.waru.org/communities/imanpa/roadhouse.php