Fri 1 Aug 2014

10:00am11:00am

Museum of Geraldton

A shell quarry on the beach in the Shark Bay area of Western Australia

Presented by Dr Philip Playford

Part of the WA Museum’s 2014 In the Wild West Lecture Series.

Phil Playford, former Director of the Geological Survey of Western Australia and renowned WA geologist and historian, will speak on the geology of the World Heritage Shark Bay area, from the Hamelin Pool fossil and living stromatolites, to the treacherous Zuytdorp Cliffs and evidence for mega-tsunamis.

COST: Gold coin donation
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A shell quarry on the beach in the Shark Bay area of Western Australia

Shell quarry at Hamilton Pool, Shark Bay/Western Australia

Photo by Gabriele Delhey (http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benutzer:Reise-Line)

Getting Here

Western Australian Museum - Geraldton Map

Address

2 Museum Place,
Batavia Coast Marina
,
Geraldton,
Western Australia,
6530,
Australia

 

Phone
(08) 9431 8393

Western Australian Museum - Geraldton Map

By Bus
The Western Australian Museum — Geraldton is located within walking distance of Chapman Rd bus-stop, which is serviced by the 501 service. Visit the PTA website for timetables.

By Car
Parking is available onsite.

Accessibility
Accessibility information about the Western Australian Museum — Geraldton can be found on the Access WA website.