DID YOU KNOW?
One of our eagle eyed engineers heard a recent story on ABC radio and spotted it online, which highlighted the Tuff that makes up the Kangaroo Point cliffs and provides an attractive backdrop to the city. The rock which is over 226 million years old is the end product of volcanic eruptions during the first period of the dinosaurs. The rock which can be best seen in the cliffs actually extends from Chermside in the north to Tarragindi in the south as a narrow band. The rock was initially quarried during the early period of the development of Brisbane and its pink, purple and yellow hues can be seen in many old buildings, including churches, building facades and retaining walls.
It’s good to see one part of the media providing some interest in what underlies our city.