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4. Seven Acre Rock - Granite Outcrop

This information has been developed from one or more of these publications:

  • Sites of Geological and Geomorphological Significance in the Westernport Bay Catchment (1984) by Neville Rosengren.
  • Sites of Geological and Geomorphological Significance in the Western Region of Melbourne (1986) by Neville Rosengren
  • Sites of Geological and Geomorphological Significance on the Coast of Port Phillip Bay (1988) by Neville Rosengren.
  • Sites of Environmental Significance in the Flood Plain of the Upper Yarra Valley Region (1983) by Neville Rosengren, Douglas Frood and Kim Lowe (as part of a study of Sites of Environmental Significance by the University of Melbourne for the then Upper Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Authority).
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Location:Beenak – 900028. Seventeen kilometres west of Nayook.


Learmonth Creek Road via Turner Road, then 600 metres along a marked walking track.


Crown Land.


The site includes four separate areas of outcrop of Tynong Granite. The areas include treeless rock slabs and granite tors several metres high.


Regional. This is on of the few extensive areas of tor exposure on the Tynong Granite.


Class 2. No quarrying or removal of the granite exposures should be permitted.
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