You Yangs Regional Park The granite peaks of the You Yangs rise dramatically from the surrounding volcanic plains between Melbourne and Geelong. Although only 348 metres high, they dominate the landscape, and are clearly visible from as far away as the bay side of Melbourne and beyond There are a variety of recreational pursuits, Walking, scenic drives, mountain biking, rock climbing, Horse riding, orienteering etc. http://parkweb.vic.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0019/315631/Park-note-You-Yangs-Regional-Park.pdf The name "You Yang" comes from the Aboriginal words Wurdi Youang or Ude Youang meaning "big mountain in the middle of a plain". Aboriginal people enlarged natural hollows in the rocks to form wells that held water even in dry seasons. Explorer Matthew Flinders was the first European to visit the You Yangs. On 1 May 1802, he and three of his men climbed to the highest point. He named it "Station Peak" but the name was changed in 1912 to "Flinders Peak" in his honour. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/You_Yangs
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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.