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:

Southern Geological Site Royal Park

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Post: Friends of Royal Park, Parkville Inc

PO Box 197, Parkville VIC 3052



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General Meetings of the Friends of Royal Park are held on the first Tuesday of alternate months, at 7:30pm in the Walmsley House, Australian Native Garden, Royal Park, 162 Gatehouse St, Parkville (Royal Parade end).  The meeting dates for 2018 are:

  • February 6
  • April 10 – as April 3 is Easter Tues
  • June 5
  • August 7
  • October 2
  • December 4

All members and visitors welcome.


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