Tower Hill inactive Volcano-Warrnambool - Vic. Australia

EdsMum

Hoppers Crossing, Australia

Artist's Description

Tower Hill inactive volcano formed 30,000 years ago when rising basaltic magma struck subterranean water tube, a violent explosion created a funnel shaped crater. Within the crater a series of cones and spheres formed surrounded by the crater lake. Tower Hill Volcano is roughly 4K wide and 500M high. It is a State Park “Tower Hill State Game Reserve”. Once used as pasture for stock & crops. It has been replanted with 300,000 native trees over the last two generations and is now home to such as Koalas, Kangaroos, Emus, Magpie Geese,Echidnas, Possums and many Water Birds. It is along the Western Coast of Vic. just through City of Warrnambool about 3.5 hr. drive from Melbourne, worth visiting and educational, some great rock colours and formations. Southern Ocean can be seen in background under the blue sky.

Camera Lumix DMC ZRI

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