Budj Bim

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Budj Bim
Mount Eccles
Highest point
Elevation178 m (584 ft)
Coordinates38°3′46″S 141°55′32″E / 38.06278°S 141.92556°E / -38.06278; 141.92556Coordinates: 38°3′46″S 141°55′32″E / 38.06278°S 141.92556°E / -38.06278; 141.92556
LocationVictoria, Australia
Easiest routeLava Canal track
Official nameBudj Bim National Heritage Landscape
Designated20 July 2004
Official nameBudj Bim Cultural Landscape
Criteriaiii, v
Designated6 July 2019 (43rd session)
Reference no.1577
State Party Australia

Budj Bim, also called Mount Eccles, is a dormant volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. It is in the Budj Bim National Park. "Budj Bim" is a Gunditjmara name meaning "High Head". The volcano is around 178 metres (584 ft) high.[1] It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2019.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Eussen, Dick (March 2011), "Northern Extravaganza", On the Road, p. 64
  2. Neal, Matt (6 July 2019). "Ancient Indigenous aquaculture site Budj Bim added to UNESCO World Heritage list". ABC News. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 6 July 2019.