03-Dec-2000 -- This confluence point is located 1.7 kilometres east of
the New England Highway, 6 kilometres north of Tenterfield. Finding this
point only 90 metres off Geyers Road was a pleasant change from
circumnavigating a point in a futile search for a turn in the right direction
and not getting closer than 10 kilometres. The point is atop a small rise
behind the Washfield farmhouse and at the time of my visit was home to
a flock of sheep and new lambs.
This site is on the 300 kilometre long New England Tableland, often
referred to as the Granite Belt. The area has many impressive granite outcrops
such as Bald Rock National Park, a short distance away and worth a visit.
Driving east across the Great Dividing Range towards another confluence
point I had to stop to photograph a church because of the name of the old