360 degree views from Mount Benambra, Dartmouth, Victoria, Australia. On the summit of the 1,149 metre high Mount Benambra is one of over 70 fire towers in Victoria. The Mt Benambra fire tower also serves as communications tower overlooking Lake Dartmouth, the Wabba Wilderness area and the Mitta Mitta region. The tower is operated by the government department which keeps being renamed with each change of government, at the time of the photo it was called Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning DELWP.
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.