Springbrook, the early days

18 Jan 2012 9:46 AMSusan GuthrieSpringbrook, the early days

Experience the history and natural beauty of Springbrook with Ian Black of Geo-Nature Walks and Tours on his wonderful Experience Springbrook guided walking tour.

To whet your appetite, read on for a fascinating account of Springbrook and the early settlers.

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Coastal headlands - a natural history - Part lll

4 Jan 2012 6:30 AMSusan GuthrieCoastal headlands - a natural history - Part lll

PART 3 The Burleigh headland and ridge

Read the final part in Ian Black's, of Geo-Nature Walks and Tours, fascinating account of the formation of local Gold Coast headlands.

The top of Burleigh headland, like Currumbin, Point Danger and the Banora ridge, was once the bottom of an old river valley that made its way to the coast around 23 MYA (Million Years Ago) before being filled in by the first flows of basalt from the Tweed Volcano (see part 1 & 2).

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