Earth Science Explorations Down Under: Part 2

We’re back with Anita and Roger Palmer of GISetc and Gary Lewis of the Geological Society of America for part 2 of their trip leading 19 educators and students in an investigation of Australia’s singular geography and geology.

Our group could not imagine enjoying anything more than the time we spent in the Sydney Basin, but forge on we did!


Koala habitat in Sydney Wildlife World

After breakfast with the koalas at Sydney Wildlife World, we flew to the northeastern coast of Queensland, Australia. We landed in Cairns (pronounced “Cans”), a beach town that is the launching off point for many adventures.



Pictures of Cairns looking toward the mountains and the ocean

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