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(Updated 7/8/2017)
Just another day

(Click on the Blue links below to go to their web page.)

Aboriginal story of Mount Elephant and Mount Buninyong    An interesting video of a 10,000 year legend.

Trove 1869 article about Mount Elephant    From Illustrated Australian News

Stone Circles article 1877        From the Ivor Coster Mount Elephant web site. Includes details of a search for the stones.

Lismore web site                        Site for all matters of interest to the Lismore community.

Derrinallum web site                    Same for the Derrinallum community

Skipton web site                        Same for the Skipton community just to the north, with the Mount Widderin volcanic caves.

Corangamite shire                       Main web site for the Shire of Corangamite.

Trust for Nature                          Main site for Trust for Nature, half owner of Mount Elephant

Corangamite stone walls              Site explaining the origin of the many stone walls in the district.

Mount Leura                               A volcanic cone on the rim of a maar near Camperdown, just to the south. An interesting web site.

The full wiki Mount Elephant                 

TfN Conservation Bulletin about Mount Elephant (on page 10)       (This link will open a pdf file of the bulletin)

Penshurst Volcanoes Discovery Centre            Very interesting site describing how mt Rouse formed, and with links to many international volcano sites.

Kanawinka Geopark                        Discusses and has links to many other basalt formations in Western Victoria.

"The Age" article about volcanoes.    A very well written summary of the volcanic history of Victoria by a museum expert.

Warrnambool Gem Club                  Details of the volcanic minerals found on mt Shadwell and other areas. These are similar to mount Elephant.

Guidelines for quarries                Current Victorian guidelines for quarries. They are much stricter now than they were then, and involve a bond.