Date(s) - Saturday, 22/09/2018
2018 GSAQ Field Day
Saturday 22 September 2018
Esk Basin sequences in the headwaters of the Brisbane and Stanley Rivers, southeast Queensland
Following on from the successful 2017 Field Day to the southern parts of the Esk Basin, Members of the Queensland Division have organised this year’s Field Day to discover the stratigraphic diversity of the northern part of the Esk Basin.
This event will take members to the more remote parts of the basin, to exposures occurring in the rugged headwaters of both the Brisbane and Stanley Rivers where the public rarely venture. In some places you can jump across the Brisbane River. This beautiful countryside is enhanced by amazing exposures of the stratigraphy. It is a place where geologists can debate the origins of the strata, stages of structural deformation and magmatic events that have shaped and modified the landscape.
A new geological leaflet on this part of the Basin will be released on the Field Day.
Your guides for the Field Day will be Bill D’Arcy, George Winter and Joe Gough
GSA/AIG members $50.00
Concessions for retired members $45.00
GSA Student Members $15.00
Non GSA/AIG Members $60.00
Registrations can be made online at: www.gsa.org.au
Registrations will close at the end of business on Wednesday 19 September 2018
Note: For safety reasons the use of private vehicles is not permitted. Similarly, children under the age of 16 years are not permitted to attend this Field Day
Registrants will be provided with fluoro-safety vests for the duration of this event. However, you will be required to bring your own safety glasses, sun screen, a hat and wear enclosed foot ware.
Cold water, morning tea and lunches will be provided as part of the registration cost.
Proposed Itinerary (Refer to map below)
Roma Street (Brisbane), Woodford, Kilcoy, The Spit on Somerset Dam (for morning tea), Toogoolawah, Moore (for lunch), Linville, Kilcoy, Woodford, Roma Street (Brisbane)
Departure time from Roma Street (Bus Stop 125): 7:00 am
Arrival time back at Roma Street (Bus Stop 125): 6:00pm
Coach Transport provided by Southern Cross Transit