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- Upcoming Excursion and Lecture -

Excursion
The North Terrace Geological trail

Dates:  Half Day Excursion, Sunday 29th July.  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Leader:  Barry Cooper (University of South Australia)

Starting at Parliament house , we will see the diverse range of rocks used in building and monumental masonry in South Australia.  Covering the range from sedimentary through metamorphic to igneous, we will see a pallette of colours from South Australia and overseas.

Lecture
Brian Daily Memorial Lecture
Wicked Witchelina and Hotspot Hiltaba

Date: Thursday 1st August 2019 7:45 pm

Speaker: Adjunct Professor Pat James 

About 1600 million years ago a vast outpouring of silicic lavas above a real mantle hotspot poured out over the older gneissic Gawler Craton and about a billion years later, the catastrophic Acraman asteroid slammed into the same location!