Mary Kathleen Mine Site

Waypoint: -20.78075 , 139.97333 GPS: -20.74351 , 140.01068
Basic Info
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Dry Access OnlyRough Road ConditionsMobile Phone CoverageNo CaravansNo Long RigsPhoto Opportunity
  • Place of Interest
Barkly Highway
Mary Kathleen QLD 4824
  • CARE. Mine sites are dangerous
  • No camping, swimming, or fishing. RADIOACTIVE
  • Beware of falling rocks
  • 4WD recommended

Driving Directions

Proceed to waypoint 57km E of Mount Isa, 64km W of Cloncurry on N side of Barkly Highway. Drive through gateway and continue past township on RHS. Travel a further 4 or 5km along road, being careful of potholes. Take note of safety signs.

Last updated by Clyde Camel on 24th August, 2011
The Mary Kathleen mine produced uranium ore from 1954 to 1984. The Blue lake at the bottom of the open cut mine is spectacular, but care should be taken not to fall in, as it is toxic and radioactive.
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