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Mount Napier

Mount Napier in Victoria, Australia, is one of the youngest volcanoes in Australia.

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  • Area:32.507 km2
  • Elevation:237 m
  • Population:17
  • Local Government Area:Southern Grampians Shire Council

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Mount Napier in Victoria, Australia, is one of the youngest volcanoes in Australia.It erupted about 32,000 years ago. It was named by MajorThomas Mitchell after the three Napier brothers, who he had served alongside during the Peninsular War. Mitchell named it in August 1836, during his third expedition across south-eastern Australia. The local Aboriginal name for the mount is Tapoc. Mount Napier State Park is located 270 kilometres west of Melbourne and 17 km south of Hamilton. # History # Weather # Things to do

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