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The Monk Walking Tracks Map

This map covers the area of the Castlemaine Diggings National Heritage Park to the south of Chewton, Victoria, Australia.  The Goldfields Track (this section of the track is common to the Great Dividing Trail and the Dry Diggings Track) passes through the area covered by the map.  Some of the notable features in the area are the The Monk, the Eureka Reef, the Poverty Gully water race and the Escort Grave.  On its northern edge the map overlaps the Welsh Village map; on its southern edge the map is overlapped by the Irishtown map. 

The Monk Walking Tracks

The intended hardcopy format (as PDF) for this map is A3.

Potential Confusions

Dingo Park Road is also known as Eureka Road.

Earliest Field Data and Updates

26/12/2014 – Earliest field data.

01/04/2015 – Increased detail in southwest corner.

20/08/2015 – Post Office Hill Reserve (near Chewton) outline included.

19/04/2016 – Increased track, aqueduct and pipeline detail in the vicinity of 583 902 (near where the aqueduct crosses White Gum Track).

11/09/2017 – Increased track detail south of Jacobs Trk.

08/08/2018 – Cosmetic changes.

28/06/2020 – Pennyweight Gully included, adjustments to grading of walking tracks near 583 902.

26/12/2020 – Dam to south of and tracks in the vicinity of Specimen Hill added.

02/07/2022 – State forest area toning adjusted to match other CCM maps.

The Monk Walking Tracks Downloads
Single-sided PDF map for printing at A3 (0.5 MB) Download KMZ file (10 MB, 20 tiles) Download
Some points of interest as GPX file (9 kB) Download Listing of POIs as PDF file (< 50 kB) Download
OziExplorer file set (details) (< 4.5 MB) Download Geotiff file (42 MB) Download

Information on using the additional files above can be found in the Appendix panel of the header menu.