Yarra Diversion Tunnel - VIC

  Point of Interest

Position

DEG: -37.712 145.8083
DMS: 37º 42' 43.21" S 145º 48' 29.89" E
UTM: 55 H 5825470mN 394962mE
Altitude: 232.96m

Description

Place Type

Recreation - Point of Interest

Location

75.3kms East of Melbourne - Driving 87.5 km (1 hour 33 mins)
402.29kms SouthWest of Canberra - Driving 654 km (6 hours 49 mins)
588.61kms North of Hobart - Driving 835 km (1 day 1 hour)

Address & Contact

Warburton Wood Point Rd
VIC 3799
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Information

G31 - Diversion Tunnel. A narrow meander spur exposes beds of Norton Gully sandstone that strike north-north-west. A diversion tunnel links the river channel through the neck of the spur although flow is still maintained around the meander loop. The tunnel provides clear exposure of the bedrock of the Upper Yarra Valley. An example of rock bending due to soil slumping can be seen on the western tunnel portal. The tunnel was dug by miners to lower the bed of the Yarra to make working the alluvial gold easier.
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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Coldstream at 06/12:00am EST
Distance from Yarra Diversion Tunnel 35.09km W
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
6.1°C4.8°C99%6.0°C1018.4hPa1.0mmNW2km/hr
1knots
11km/hr
6knots

Closest Climatic Station

Noojee (Slivar)
Distance from Yarra Diversion Tunnel 25.71km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C25.125.222.618.815.312.712.013.415.318.020.722.5
Mean Min. °C11.311.19.77.45.73.93.03.75.26.88.59.8
Mean Rain mm67.661.371.683.080.6102.3103.9108.5126.2111.1103.595.5

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