Panoramic views from the dam wall of Lake Dartmouth, VIctoria, Australia.
The 180 metre high dam wall with a crest length of 670 metres and a bank volume of 14,000,000 cubic metres contains the Lake Dartmouth reservoir with a 4,000,000 megalitre capacity, a surface area of 62 square kilometres and a shoreline of 150 kilometres.
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.