Mt Napier Volcano | John Seach


Victoria, Australia

37.9 S, 142.0 W
Summit elevation 422 m
Cinder cone

Mt Napier volcano is located between Mt Eccles and the town of Hamilton. The volcano rises 150 m above the surrounding plain. Lava from the volcano covers a large part of the Harman Valley. Byaduk Cavesare located at the start of a 20 km lonf lava flow which extends west down the Harman valley. Mt Napier cinder cone caps a broad lava shield 10 km in diameter.

Mt Napier is one of the potentially active volcanoes on the Australian mainland.

Further reading
Grimes K.G. AMCS Bulletin 19 / SMES Boletín 7-2002

Eruptions of Mt Napier volcano

5000 - 6000 years ago