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Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby commando » Thu 30 Jul, 2020 7:44 pm

Does anyone have the GPS Coordinates of the two springs one at Mt Feathertop on the way to MUMC hut
which i have never been able to find and the spring near Federation hut, and is the springs active only
there only at certain times of the year.
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Re: Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby commando » Thu 30 Jul, 2020 8:01 pm

Mt Feathertop from Hotham
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Re: Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby commando » Thu 30 Jul, 2020 8:10 pm

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Re: Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby keithy » Fri 31 Jul, 2020 1:52 am

The one on NW spur is roughly 36.8952°S 147.1333°E

The one off Bungalow spur track is 36.8975°S 147.1140°E
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Re: Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby commando » Fri 31 Jul, 2020 3:02 am

Thanks Keithy
The Springs near MUMC looks correct as there is an obvious depression
The Springs near Federation hut looks harder to find and is a fair way from hut site there is a creek depression close by
how reliable are these springs?
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Re: Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby GBW » Fri 31 Jul, 2020 9:45 am

There was a fairly obvious track leading to the spring from the Bungalow Spur Track near the Old Fed Hut site when I was last there albeit a while back.
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Re: Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby keithy » Fri 31 Jul, 2020 4:01 pm

commando wrote:The Springs near Federation hut looks harder to find and is a fair way from hut site there is a creek depression close by
how reliable are these springs?


There used to be a small sign on the track near the old Fed hut site pointing to the spring. It is a short 150 - 200 m side track that ends at the spring. As I recall, the old hut was built for it's proximity to the spring.

The spring on the way to the Melb Uni hut is reportedly more reliable.
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Re: Mt Feathertop... springs GPS Location

Postby Moondog55 » Mon 03 Aug, 2020 1:37 pm

Although correctly it is the Old Feathertop Hut, there has only ever been one Federation hut. it's been a decades since I went down the the small spring near Feathertop hut and the track was almost not there then
Ve are too soon old und too late schmart
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