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The mountain itself consists not of basalt but of tuff: a porous rock formed when volcanic ash gradually hardened over two million years ago.
Mount Richmond was named after Richmond Henty, one of the first European children born in the Portland area. The national park was established in 1960, as a result of the dedication of local naturalists such as Noel Learmonth and Cliff Beauglehole.
24 Oct 2013
A camp for young people experiencing mental health issues that was held at the Great Otway National Park in early October has been enjoyed by six young people from Shepparton. Parks Victoria and Mind Australia have joined forces to run the innovative ‘Taste of Adventure Program’ that aims to help…