Curtin Springs service centre/cattle station is approximately half way along the Lasseter Highway between Erldunda and Uluru (Ayers Rock).
Driving along the Lassiter Highway, Mount Conner, can be seen. Many people mistake the huge mesa for Uluru.
Mount Conner is a 700 million-year-old sandtone mesa that lies in a parallel with Uluru and Kata Tjuta. A lookout 11 kms east of Curtin Springs offers excellent views.
Mount Conner is 32 kms around its base and 344 metres high. It consists of Carmichael soft sandstone with a winale cap of a more solid covering with trees on top. It is on private property of the Curtin Springs Station and wildlife live in the surrounds – kangaroos, camels, emus and an occasional perentie or dingo or two.
Aboriginal people gave Mount Commer a wide berth, believing it was the home of the Ninya, the Iceman.