Volcanoes

A large heavily eroded scoria cone with lava capping and associated flows.

Type: 
Composite
Location: 
23 km southwest of Castlemaine, 140 km northwest of Melbourne

A large scoria cone with a visible crater on the South Eastern side, this eruption point is just North of the Western Fwy. There are rocky outcrops on the Northern flank.

Type: 
Scoria Cone
Location: 
30km West of Ballarat, 4km North of the Western Hwy

This eruption point is a low heavily eroded scora cone with a shallow crater that is breached on it's Western edge.

Type: 
Scoria Cone
Location: 
1km West of Waubra

Composite scoria cone with lava

Type: 
Composite
Location: 
1.5 km south of Sunbury

This is a complex of three scoria cones and a possible maar.  From a distance it appears as a group of prominent hills between the You Yangs and the Brisbane Ranges.  Mount Rd runs between the most northwest cone and the maar and is a good way to observe many of the features. Alternatively, you can visit Del Rios vineyard on the southern slopes of the main cone and after a drink at the cafe ask about access.  The Lovely Banks monocline runs south from here to Geelong as a linear bank.  It is not known if this feature is related to the volcanoes.

Type: 
Volcanic Complex
Location: 
Near Anakie, 60km southwest of Melbourne

Stockyard Hill is maar-like, but has associated lava flows and scoria desposits and it likely to have a complex eruption history.The Stockyard Hill Windfarm project has produced some interesting documentation about this area, and photos and information about Stockyard Hill can be found 

Type: 
Composite
Location: 
15 km south of Beaufort, 175 km west of Melbourne

Eroded scora cone.

Type: 
Scoria Cone
Location: 
13km West of Learmonth

Heavily eroded scoria cone.

Type: 
Scoria Cone
Location: 
7km West of Learmonth

Saddleback Hill is a heavily eroded scoria cone with basaltic outcrops. 

Type: 
Composite
Location: 
30km West of Ballarat, 3km North of the Western Hwy

This eruption point has a crater on it's Western Side

Type: 
Lava Hill
Location: 
10.5km West of Learmonth

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