ROCKS & LANDSCAPES NOTES

Rocks and Landscape Notes are short leaflets describing the geological origins of some of the more scenic areas of Queensland. There is also the Brief Background series. See below for a full listing of those currently available.

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DISTRICT NOTES

BOONAH DISTRICT (4.1 MB) by Warwick Willmott.

BUNDABERG DISTRICT (4.6 MB) by Warwick Willmott.  ***NEW***

GYMPIE DISTRICT – See Sunshine Coast Booklet in Catalogue

MARYBOROUGH & HERVEY BAY (6 MB) by Warwick Willmott. ***NEW***

STANTHORPE & THE GRANITE BELT (6.2 MB) by Warwick Willmott.  ***NEW***

 

HIGHWAY NOTES

BRUCE HIGHWAY – ROCKHAMPTON TO MACKAY (108KB) by Kyle Waye.

CAPRICORN HIGHWAY – ROCKHAMPTON TO BARCALDINE (230KB) by Kyle Waye.

 

SPECIFIC FEATURES OF INTEREST
(Note: Most of these leaflets have been superseded by descriptions in our books on the National Parks of Southern, Central and North Queensland)

South-east Queensland:

BUNYA MOUNTAINS (234KB) by Warwick Willmott, Mick O’Flynn & Neville. Stevens

MAIN RANGE (300KB) by Neville Stevens & Warwick Willmott

MOUNT BARNEY (723KB) by Neville Stevens & Warwick Willmott

MOUNT WALSH AREA (239KB) by Warwick Willmott

O’REILLYS-GREEN MOUNTAINS (840KB) by Warwick Willmott

SUNDOWN AREA (405KB) by Warwick Willmott

 

Central Queensland

CAPE PALMERSTON (283KB) by Paul Blake

KROOMBIT TOURIST PARK - BILOELA (724K) by Mark Hayward

MARBLE WATERHOLE AREA (636KB) by Paul Blake

MOUNT ARCHER & BESERKER RANGE (695KB) by Simon Crouch

 

North Queensland

COBBOLD CREEK GORGE (401KB) by Ian Withnall. (or click for 14KB txt)

BRIEF BACKGROUNDS (One to two page summaries)

Most of these leaflets have been superseded by descriptions in the books on the National Parks of Southern, Central and North Queensland

BLACK MOUNTAIN, COOKTOWN (69KB)

CAMOOWEAL CAVES (71KB)

COALSTOUN LAKES (71KB)

COOLOOLA NATIONAL PARK (232KB)

DIAMOND CLIFFS - THE MARLING SPIKES (72KB)

DOUBLE HEAD, CAPRICORN COAST (70KB)

FOUNTAIN RANGE (71KB)

GIRRAWEEN NATIONAL PARK (69KB)
Another good source of information on the geology of the Girraween National Park is
http://www.rymich.com/girraween/index.php?page=gi_geology

IDALIA NATIONAL PARK; BLACKALL – YARAKA DISTRICT (73KB)

KEPPLE BAY LANDSCAPES (70KB)

LANDSLIDE RISK IN QUEENSLAND (72KB)

MINERVA HILLS, SPRINGSURE (70KB)

THE PEAK RANGE (73KB)

PORCUPINE GORGE (71KB)

If you wish to add to this series with a note on an area of your choice please send your Word, txt or pdf file paul.blake@dnrm.qld.gov.au

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