Canal

Artificial and excavated features constructed from eroded basalt rocks found on the site. Some are more than 300m long, used mostly during rainy season to channel water flow from wetland to wetland

  • Project: Aboriginal eel Aquaculture – Gunditjmara Country.
  • Climate: Temperate with warm summers, Mediterranean
  • Year: 4000 BC
  • Water type: Freshwater
  • Landscape: Volcano stream
  • Altitude: 20-30 m.a.s.l
  • Soil condition: Peat and basalt rocks
  • Material: Basalt rocks
  • Temporality: Seasonal, dry to wet
  • Form: Line
  • Use or Function: Aquaculture