Mount Dom Dom

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Mount Dom Dom
Mount Dom Dom.JPG
The summit of Mount Dom Dom viewed from Dom Dom saddle
Elevation 740 m (2,430 ft)
Location
Mount Dom Dom is located in Victoria
Mount Dom Dom
Mount Dom Dom
Victoria, Australia
Range Great Dividing Range
Coordinates 37°35′S 145°40′E / 37.583°S 145.667°E / -37.583; 145.667Coordinates: 37°35′S 145°40′E / 37.583°S 145.667°E / -37.583; 145.667
Climbing
First ascent Unknown
Easiest route Hike up from Dom Dom saddle

Mount Dom Dom is a mountain in Victoria, Australia 65 km from Melbourne.

Mount Dom Dom was the site of a plane crash involving a Cessna 210 aircraft on 18 June 1974 during stormy weather.[1]

BSAR searchers at Mount Dom Dom

An extensive search was conducted by Victoria police, emergency services (including the SES and CFA) and volunteers (including BSAR) on and around Mount Dom Dom over five days for a hiker who went missing on Sunday 23 March 2008.[2]

The summit of Mount Dom Dom is most easily accessed by following the Dom Dom Road (a vehicle track) from Dom Dom saddle then ascending an ill-defined walking track north from the Dom Dom Road to the summit.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mount Dom Dom, Vic: Light Aircraft Crash". Emergency Management Australia. Australian Government. Retrieved 28 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Search continues for lost hiker". The Age. 27 March 2008. Retrieved 28 February 2010.