Free ebook available covering Railway Reserves Heritage Trail in WA
Posted on 04/09/22
The Department of Mines, Industries and Resources (DMIRS) in WA has a free ebook available for geology enthusiasts and aspiring geologists.
The “John Forrest National Park Railway Reserve Heritage Geotrail – Geology explorer” by MJ Freeman is available for download from the DMIRS website.
The book is a fascinating source of information detailing the geology of the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail, through the John Forrest National Park. It includes a walk trail map, along with descriptions of the various geological formations you will find along the way. It also covers how the railway was built, with emphasis on the creation of the various cuttings through the rock formations.
If you have ever walked or cycled the trail and wondered about the rock formations or how it was built, this guide has the answers!