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- Upcoming Excursion and Lecture -

Excursion
Sediment by ice and water in the Sturt Gorge Precinct

Date:  Sunday 29th September 2019

Leader:  Peter Briggs 

At Sturt Gorge we go back in time, 720 to 663 million years to look at a world wide glaciation event, the Sturtian Glaciation, where we will see distinct evidence of glacial deposits in the 250m thick Sturt Tillite.

Lecture
Hot rocks, ice sheets and melted crust

Date:  Thursday 3rd of October 2019 at 7.45pm.

Speaker: Tom Raimondo, University of South Australia

Australia is not only a sunburnt country but also home to some of the hottest rocks on earth. This talk will explore some of the local and global impacts of Australia's subterranean heat engine.