A very popular introduction to the Geology of NSW
This volume is an excursion guide which is aimed at giving an understanding of geological principles. This is the updated and expanded edition.
NSW can be divided into 8 major geological provinces. In order of decreasing age they are: Adelaide Fold Belt, Kanmantoo Fold Belt, Lachlan Fold Belt, New England Fold Belt, Sydney-Gunnedah Basin, Clarence-Moreton Basin, Great Artesian Basin, and Murray Basin.
Branagan D. F., & Packham G. H. 2000. Field Geology of New South Wales. Department of Mineral Resources New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
We offer a selection of free NSW short field excursion guides to download from our website.
For more technical introductory reading, see The Geological Evolution of New South Wales - A Brief Review.