Geology

Royal Park Railway Cutting Displayboard

Reference, see “Geology of Royal Park” by G.B. Pritchard, Victorian Naturalist, vol 91, no.8, August 1974, pp 223-235. pdfDownload 6 MB05/10/2016

Royal Park has two regionally significant geological sites: (1) at the southern end of the railway cutting ML069 (see photograph of the cutting and the display board at the cutting;

(2) the railway cutting near Royal Park railway station ML042.

For a geological tour of Royal Park: “Heritage, history and urban geology of the inner city of Melbourne and its northern suburbs” by Bernie Joyce, University of Melbourne and Doug McCann, Deakin University, see: http://www.vic.gsa.org.au/Victorian_Geology/Guides/HHUGFieldTrip.PDF

Southern Geological Site Royal Park


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Meetings

General Meetings of the Friends of Royal Park are held on the 1st Tuesday of every second month, at 7:30pm in the Walmsley House, Australian Native Garden, Royal Park, 162 Gatehouse St, Parkville (Royal Parade end). 

The meeting dates for 2021 are:

February 2
April 6
June 1
August 3
October 5 (AGM)
December 7

All members and visitors welcome.

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