Geology and soils

Links and publications

Following are a number of web links and good general publications relating to the soils and geology of the Gulf region. Click on "All regions, Geology & Soils" on the top menu bar for a savanna-wide overview.


The Geological Information Hotline is a successful service from the Geological Survey of Queensland, with answers to all of your questions about the Department's geoscience products and services.
Tel: (07) 3006 4666
Open from 9am to 4pm, Monday Friday, AEST.

Morgan, G. (1999) 'Gulf Plains'. In Sattler, P.S. and Williams, R.D. (eds) The Conservation Status of Queensland's Bioregional Ecosystems, Environmental Protection Agency, Brisbane .

Smart, J., Grimes, K.G., Doutch, H.F. & Pinchin, J.(1980) 'The Mesozoic Carpentaria Basin and the Cainozoic Karumba Basin, North Queensland.' Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics, Bulletin 202, AGPS, Canberra.