Victorian Alps

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Sciences & Technology

Australia’s mountains are still growing

Research using the age of caves shows the Eastern Highlands of Victoria have been steadily growing at a rate of 76 metres every million years, and are still going

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Sciences & Technology

Recurring fires are threatening the iconic snow gum

Frequent bushfires in the Victorian high country have devastated the snow gum population, endangering the flora and fauna that depend on them for survival

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