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Kanawinka Geopark map brochure

Added: Sep  8, 2013   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

The Kanawinka Geopark is part of a larger volcanic area known as the Newer Volcanic Province of Southeastern Australia. The extent of the Newer Volcanic Province (NVP) is evident from the map below, which depicts the volcanic centres of the NVP and also illustrates the concentation of maar craters in the south.

Map of the Newer Volcanic Province showing volcanic centres and boundary of the Knawinka Geopark.

Map of Newer Volcanic Province showing volcanic centres and boundary of Kanawinka Geopark depicted as a yellow-green line.
(Adapted from Joyce 1975 © Mac Web Service 2012-2013)

For more information there are related publications available online. Some online volcanic papers by E. B. Joyce  are at http://web.earthsci.unimelb.edu.au/Joyce/geology/Joycepublicationsonline.htm

A map brochure of the Kanawinka Geopark is available. Titled Geotrail – Discover Australia’s most extensive volcanic province, the Geotrail map brochure is a comprehensive yet easy to follow guide about Australia’s most extensive volcanic province. It provides a visitor with detailed information about volcanic features in all five precincts within the Kanawinka Geopark and highlights more than 60 Geotrail features.

If you require the A2 size Geotrail map brochure please direct your enquiry to any of the Visitor Information Centres in the Kanawinka Geopark. A list of the Visitor Information Centres may be found on the Visitor Information Centres page of this website at http://www.kanawinkageopark.org.au/kanawinka/visitor-information-centres/

Cover of the Kanawinka Geotrail map brochure.

Cover of the Kanawinka Geotrail map brochure.

Front Cover and inside pages

Page 1 – Front Cover and Geotrail features on inside pages.

 

 

 

 

Page 1 - flip side

Page 1 – Geotrail features on flip side

The Geotrail map brochure is also able to be downloaded as a PDF. (Please note that the PDF of the map brochure is intended for use as a PDF only and is not intended to be printed as an A4 size map brochure)

Page 2 - Geotrail features

Page 2 – Geotrail features

 

 

Page 2 - Kanawinka Geotrail map

Page 2 – Kanawinka Geotrail map

 

 

 

 

 

The link below provides you a PDF of the Geotrail map brochure of the Kanawinka Geopark as well as detailed information about Geotrail feaures. The circled numbers on the map refer to the Geotrail features.

For a PDF of the map brochure: Kanawinka Geotrail map brochure (PDF 5.78MB 2 Pages)

 


Geotrail map brochure available as PDF

Added: Jun  4, 2012   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

The new Kanawinka Geotrail map brochure of the Kanawinka region is able to be downloaded as a PDF. The Geotrail map brochure is a comprehensive yet easy to follow guide about Australia’s most extensive volcanic province.

Kanawinka Geotrail map brochure cover page

Page 1 - front cover & inside pages

 

 

Page 1 - flip side pages

 

 

It provides a visitor with detailed information about Kanawinka Geotrail feaures in all five Kanawinka precincts and includes a map of the region highlighting more than 60 Geotrail features.

Page 2 - Geotrail features

 

 

Page 2 - Kanawinka Geotrail map

 

 

 

The link below gives you the map of the Kanawinka region as well as the detailed information about Geotrail feaures. The circled numbers on the map refer to the Kanawinka Geotrail features.

For further information:Kanawinka Geotrail map brochure (PDF 5.78MB 2 Pages)

 


Visitor Guide now available as PDF

Added: Nov  24, 2010   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

Kanawinka Global Geopark Visitor Guide

Kanawinka Global Geopark Visitor Guide

The Visitor Guide to the Kanawinka Global Geopark is now available to be downloaded as a PDF. The Guide is a comprehensive, 28 page publication about this remarkable region that provides the visitor with details about all five Geopark precincts and includes a map of the Geopark that highlights more than 50 significant Geosites.

For further information:  Kanawinka Global Geopark Visitor Guide (PDF 1.85MB 28pages)


Welcome to Kanawinka Global Geopark

Added: Nov  23, 2010   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

Map of Kanawinka Geopark

Map of Kanawinka Geopark

The link below gives you a map of the Kanawinka Global Geopark. The numbers next to the Kanawinka Logo refer to the Geosites. By cross referencing with the Visitors Guide and Fact Sheets you can find out more about these remarkable places.


Kanawinka Geopark Map (PDF – 1 page, 1.16MB)


21st November Kanawinka Geopark Day Tour

Added: Oct  15, 2010   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

A day tour of the Kanawinka Geopark focusing on the Lava Flows precinct and visiting the Warrnambool and Hamilton Art Galleries is to take place on November 21st 2010.

Bus Travel, Tour Guides, Morning Tea and Two Course Lunch at Café Catalpa is included in the tour. A geomorphologist and an artist are to be Tour  Guides.

Cost is $58.00 per person.

When: Sunday 21st November 2010

Time: 9am

Where: Warrnambool Tourist Information Centre (Flagstaff Hill), Merri Street, Warrnambool

Bookings may be made with Cole’s Coaches of Warrnambool. Cole's Coaches

Office open Mon – Fri (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Telephone: (03) 5562 0055

Email: info@colescoaches.com.au

Website: Cole’s Coaches

For further information: Kanawinka Geopark Tour Flyer (PDF 134kb 1 page)


Workshop: Geotourism, Geoparks, Geotrails

Added: Jul  18, 2010   |Posted by Admin |  Comment(s) 0

Delegates attending the Workshop

Delegates attending the Workshop

Report of a Workshop on ‘Geotourism, Geoparks and Geotrails’

Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia 8-10 July 2010

A two day Workshop entitled Geotourism, Geoparks and Geotrails was held from 8 to 10 July 2010 in Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia. Thirty Delegates attended from all over Australia as well two delegates from Hong Kong, China. Delegates represented a diverse range of backgrounds from tour companies, universities, schools, artists, local residents, photographic groups, 4 wheel drive clubs and museums.

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