Panorama of dredger No. 21 in Morwell. Morwell is a coal mining and electricity production centre in the Gippsland region of Victoria. The crawler mounted dredger with a service weight of 725 tons was built by Lubecker Maschinenbau Gesellschaft in Germany and was used in the Morwell open cut mine until 1992 to remove overburden and brown coal.
Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories. Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline. Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day. Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.