The Grampians


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Grampians, the,

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Grampian Mountains,

highest mountain system of Great Britain, extending northeast to southwest along the southern fringe of the Highlands, central Scotland. Ben NevisBen Nevis
, peak, 4,411 ft (1,345 m) high, Highland, W Scotland, overlooking Glen Nevis; highest peak of Great Britain. Ben Nevis is the remnant of a geologically ancient volcano.
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 (4,411 ft/1,345 m) is the tallest peak. The scenic Grampians, extensively forested, have many lakes and contain the headwaters of many of Scotland's rivers. Numerous hydroelectric power plants are found there. The Grampians are a popular vacation area.
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The Grampians Winemakers Strategic Marketing and Brand Plan, $5,500
The Grampians and Pyrenees Regional Wine Tourism Master plan, $30,000.
As part of the Stage 2 works, upgrades have begun at Piccaninny Walk in the southern end of the Grampians near Dunkeld and will see upgrades to 1.
Stage Two of the Grampians Peak Trail works are now well underway to upgrade existing sections of the track to provide visitors with a better walking experience, bringing tourism to regional Victoria and jobs to the Grampians.
When complete, the Grampians Peaks Trail will be a world-class, long-distance walking experience, showcasing the very best of Victorias natural beauty.
This project will bring tourists to regional Victoria, jobs to the Grampians region, and visitors into the heart of this pristine natural environment.
I encourage all small businesses and primary producers who have suffered direct physical impact from the Grampians bushfires in January to contact the Rural Finance Corporation to test their eligibility for the loans, Mr Wells said.
Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith said the Grampians is a special and unique tourism destination and an asset to Victoria, which through funding will soon be restored.
Victorians are also encouraged to visit the Grampians and nearby towns to support the local community.
Although works are needed in some areas, I remind Victorians that majority of the Grampians National Park was not affected by the recent bushfires, so I urge them to take the opportunity to visit, Mr Smith said.