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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Friends of Royal Park meet every 2 months, usually at the Walmsley House (Australian Native Gardens), 161 Gatehouse St, Parkville.  Melway 2B B4.  Tram No. 19

Our next meeting is the Annual General Meeting for 2017.  The AGM will be held on Tuesday 3rd October, at 7.30 PM in the Walmsley House (see directions above).  Our Guest Speaker will be Farley Connelly, Ph D Candidate, School of Biological Sciences, University of Melbourne.  The topic of his talk will be "Magpies".   


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