Coastal headlands - a natural history

21 Nov 2011 1:35 PMSusan GuthrieCoastal headlands - a natural history

PART 1: Point Danger and Snapper Rocks.

During the 2011 Quicksilver Pro earlier this year, one of the commentators continually referred to the sharp rocks at Snapper Point as coming from the 23 million year old Tweed Volcano. Ian Black, nature enthusiast from Geo-Nature Walks and Tours, hopes you find the correct facts much more interesting.

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The Birth of Queensland's National Parks

7 Nov 2011 9:56 AMSusan GuthrieThe Birth of Queensland's National Parks

Queensland’s national parks owe a lot to the determination of Robert Martin Collins, born in Sydney in 1843. In 1844 Robert and his parents travelled to Brisbane on the SS Sovereign before heading by dray overland to their 60,000 acre property at Mundoolun. Meaning Death Adder in the local Yugambeh language, the large property covered much of the area between Beenleigh and Beaudesert.

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