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|Location:||Beenak – 815967. Ten kilometres east of Gembrook.|
Burgess Road or Back Creek Road.
The Black Snake Range is a prominent east-west divide developed in the Tynong Granite. The crest of the divide rises to almost 400 metres and at this site there are numerous exposed granite slopes and large boulders near the ridge crest. The lower slopes have a cover of granite downwash and the minor valleys have become partly infilled with this granitic sand wash, and hence they are swampy. A scrub and heathland vegetation on these lower slopes reflects these impede drainage conditions.
Regional. The site is typical of the lower ranges that form the upper catchment of the main tributaries of the Bunyip River.
Class 2. Extensive clearing or sand extraction should not be permitted at the site.