JOINT MEETING OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA AND THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
Associate Professor Sebastien Meffre
Western and eastern Tasmania not only have contrasting rainfall and vegetation, but also have dramatically different geology. Each of the two parts of the island formed in different places at different times and came together in the Tabberabberan Orogeny, 400 million years ago. This lecture explores the contrasting geological events that have shaped the island.