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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.
07 Feb 2014
With severe and extreme fire conditions forecast across Victoria and a Total Fire Ban in place for the weekend, Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) are urging visitors to parks and forests to plan carefully, and take care in the heat. Parks Victoria’s Manager Fire…