This was taken at 0540hrs when the moon was setting over Table Cape. We need to protect this beautiful place.....
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at 21:10 on March 17th, 2009
Table Cape is an extinct volcanic vent that jutts 7kms into the Bass Strait and has a vertical drop of 170 meters. There is a lovely lighthouse there and a wonderful tulip farm. Although the council provides a walking path and lookout, there is little conservation of the area, which is mostly privately owned farmland.
The number of tourists visiting the area with their accumulated wear and tear is increasing yearly. In 1989 it was reported that "An unnamed species of Beddomeia with a distinctive shell morphology from Table Cape collected prior to 1900 was not located in a search of virtually all the streams in this heavily impacted area in 1989."
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