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- Upcoming Excursion and Lecture -

Excursion
Mannum, Miocene, Monostychia and More

Date: 26-27/6/21
On this weekend excursion we will examine the geology around the historical town of Mannum on the beautiful River Murray. On the Saturday we will look at the Mannum Formation in the cliffs and road cuts in the vicinity of Mannum, as well as the igneous rocks found in the Mannum Granite Quarry. On the Sunday we will take a Murray River cruise from Mannum down river to Ponde.
Lecture
The Ralph Tate Memorial Lecture:
“Into the volcano: from source to surface and beyond”

Date: 1/7/21
Hosted jointly by the Field Geology Club of South Australia, the Royal Society of South Australia and the Geological Society of Australia (SA Division).
There are over 800 million people in the world that live close to active volcanoes and so understanding how volcanoes work and what triggers volcanic eruptions is crucial in order to reduce risk to humans from volcanic hazards.