The first geological observation recorded in the new colony was the sighting of columnar sandstone. This discovery was made some time between 26 January and 26 February 1788 and was recorded by John Hunter as ‘(in miniature) resembling the Giants Causeway in the north of Ireland’. A Journal Paper, with lead author Dr Peter Rickwood, was published in December 2011. Continue reading
Dr Peter Rickwood’s Talk on Volcanism as observed by French in 1788
17 Tuesday Oct 2017
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