Panorama of Mount Cole Reservoir in the Mount Buangor state Park, Victoria, Australia. Mount Buangor State Park is a native bush reserve between Beaufort and Ararat. Mount Cole Reservoir constructed in 1881 is a relatively small reservoir of 801ML which is still supplementing the water supply to Ararat.
The reservoir is a great location for bird watching or a picnic but is only accessible with vehicles with good ground clearance.
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.