Alpine Valleys Geographical Indication

Alpine Valleys (region)

The textual description is the legal definition.

The Australian Geographical Indication "Alpine Valleys" was entered in the Register of Protected Names on 29 November 1999 in response to a direction received by the Registrar from the Presiding Member of the Geographical Indications Committee acting under Section 40Z of the WAC Act 1980.

GI area boundaries:

Wangaratta topographical map
Scale 1:100,000
Sheet 8125
Series R652
Edition 2-AAS
Produced by the Royal Australian Survey Corp under the direction of the General Staff.
Printed by the Royal Australian Survey Corp, 1989.

Albury topographical map
Scale 1:100,000
Sheet 8225
Series R652
Edition 2-AAS
Produced by the Royal Australian Survey Corp under the direction of the General Staff.
Printed by the Royal Australian Survey Corp, 1987.

Tallangatta topographical map
Scale 1:100,000
Sheet 8325
Edition 2, 1979
Published by Authority of the Minister for National Development & Energy
Produced and distributed by the Division of National Mapping
Reprinted by the Royal Australian Survey Corp, 1981

Bogong topographical map
Scale 1:100,000
Sheet 8324
Edition 1
Published by authority of the Minister of National Development & Energy.
Produced and distributed by the Division of National Mapping
Reprinted by Royal Australian Survey Corp, 1983

Buffalo topographical map
Scale 1:100,000
Sheet 8224
Series R652

GI textual description:

The Geographical Indication "Alpine Valleys" is located within the zone North East Victoria, within the State of Victoria, Australia.

The beginning point of the boundary is situated on Map Wangaratta (Sheet 8125) at grid reference DV511726, being the junction of the Beechworth Wangaratta Road and the Markwood Tarrawingee Road, then proceeds generally easterly along the Beechworth Wangaratta Road to the edge of map at grid reference DV552730: On to Map Albury (Sheet 8225) at grid reference DV552729, then continues generally easterly along Beechworth Wangaratta Road to the intersection of that road and an unnamed road at grid reference DV590718, then proceeds generally southerly along the unnamed road to its intersection with the Wangaratta Bright railway line at grid reference DV589710, then proceeds generally easterly along that railway line and the disused Beechworth spur line to the Back Everton Road at grid reference DV622692, then proceeds generally easterly along the Back Everton Road to its junction with an unnamed road at grid reference DV634688, then proceeds north-easterly in a straight line to the hilltop at grid reference DV679703, then proceeds south-easterly in a straight line to the Buckland Gap Road at grid reference DV730695, then proceeds south-easterly in a straight line to the intersection of Flagstaff Road and Basin Creek Track at grid reference DV753648, then proceeds east north-easterly in a straight line to Mt. Stanley at grid reference DV823658, then proceeds northerly in a straight line to the intersection of Beechworth Yackandandah Road and Beechworth Wodonga Road at grid reference DV822852, then proceeds north-easterly in a straight line to the intersection of an unnamed road and Yackandandah Wodonga Road at grid reference DV952905, then proceeds south-easterly in a straight line to the edge of map at grid reference EV000860; On to Map Tallangatta (Sheet 8325) at grid reference EV000860, then continues south-easterly in the same straight line to Lockhart at grid reference EV150721, then proceeds southerly in a straight line to the edge of map at grid reference EV151606; On to Map Bogong (Sheet 8324) at grid reference EV151606 and continues southerly in the same straight line to Mt. Yorke at grid reference DV151470, then proceeds south-easterly in a straight line to Mt. Bogong at grid reference EV272346, then proceeds south-westerly in a straight line to Federation Hut at grid reference EV109159, then proceeds west south-westerly in a straight line to the edge of map at grid reference EV000134; On to Map Buffalo (Sheet 8224) at grid reference EV000134, then continues west south-westerly in the same straight line to the junction of Cobbler Lake track with the Dandongadale Buffalo Divide track at grid reference DV709067, then proceeds north north-westerly in a straight line to the junction of the Dandongadale and Rose Rivers at grid reference DV671266, then proceeds north-westerly in a straight line to the trig point on Mt. Emu at grid referene DV615336, then proceeds north easterly in a straight line to the junction of Bread and Butter Gap Road and Lake Buffalo Carboor Road at grid reference DV642367, then proceeds north north-westerly in a straight line to the edge of map at grid reference DV588605; On to Map Albury (Sheet 8225) at grid reference DV588605, then continues north north-westerly in the same straight line to the Pioneer Bridge Crossing over the Ovens River on the Markwood Everton Road at grid reference DV573666, then proceeds generally west north-westerly downstream along the Ovens River to the edge of map at grid reference DV552674; On to Map Wangaratta (Sheet 8125) at grid reference DV552674, then continues generally north-westerly downstream along the Ovens River to the Markwood Tarrawingee Road at grid reference DV510701, then proceeds northerly along the Markwood Tarrawingee Road to the junction of the Beechworth Wangaratta Road and the Markwood Tarrawingee Road at grid reference DV511726, being the descriptor starting point.