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Report - Alpine Study Area Volume 2 Maps - Land Conservation Council

From the Collection of Kiewa Valley Historical Society Mount Beauty Information Centre 31 Bogong High Plains Rd Mt Beauty Vic

Description
Blue box shaped folder containing 9 of 10 Maps of the Alpine Study Area produced by the Land Conservation Council. Maps include
1. Public land and descriptive blocks. 2. Physiography. 3. Topography. 4. Geology (missing). 5. Rainfall and water resources. 6. Vegetation
7. Land systems. 8. Recreation. 9. Primary production. 10. Minerals
Size
28.5 cm x 22 cm x 3.5 cm
Object Registration
KVHS 1506
Keywords
alpine area, maps of alpine area, land conservation council
Historical information
The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council and the former Environment Conservation Council (ECC) and Land Conservation Council (LCC) have completed 36 land use investigations over more than 35 years, including 27 regional reviews.
They provide a framework for use of Public Land in Victoria.
The Land Conservation Council was established by the Land Conservation Act 1970.
When Made
1970s
Significance
These maps provide an assessment of the Alpine area at the time the maps were created. Some of the topics eg. Rainfall and water resources may change over the years thus providing a comparative analysis.
Others may provide information for future development such as mineral exploration, building of a dam / tunnel etc.
Inscriptions & Markings
Ex library item. Stamped in red "Discarded From Stock / Swan Hill Regional Library
Last updated
19 Feb 2018 at 8:41PM