Mount Hollowback - VIC

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Position

DEG: -37.439949 143.815491
DMS: 37º 26' 23.82" S 143º 48' 55.77" E
UTM: 54 H 5852599mN 749087mE
Altitude: 579.44m

Description

Address & Contact

Bald Hills VIC 3352
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Web: https://siteguide.org.au/Sites/Mt%20Hollowback.html

Information

Mt Hollowback is a grassy, volcanic hill sticking out of the plains north of Ballarat. Elevation 568m.

It has two microwave towers on the western 'peak' with a sealed road to the open take off areas. Popular with aero modellers and novice pilots. If the gate is locked, pick up the key from the house and LEAVE IT IN THE GATE (make sure you lock the gate properly). Later pilots can go straight in. The last person to leave returns the key.

It is also notable for being the site where the ABC TV broadcast of a total solar eclipse took place in 1976. Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9_w1r8vArw

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Closest Weather Station

Ballarat at 04/01:00pm EDT
Distance from Mount Hollowback 8.37km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
19.1°C12.0°C41%5.6°C1022.4hPa0.0mmSE32km/hr
17knots
41km/hr
22knots

Closest Climatic Station

Ballarat Aerodrome
Distance from Mount Hollowback 8.37km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C25.125.022.217.613.610.810.011.413.916.619.622.6
Mean Min. °C10.911.59.97.45.74.03.23.74.86.27.89.4
Mean Rain mm39.244.642.651.164.562.866.475.071.767.056.450.9

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