Guide to the J.H. Rattigan Map Collection
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The map explores the geology of Muswellbrook and the Hunter Valley region. The map illustrates the geological periods: Post-Tertiary; Triassic; Permian; Carboniferous; Tertiary. The Permian period in chronical sequence shows sedimentary rocks beginning at the lower marine series, followed by the Greta Coal Measures, and Upper Marine Series which include: Branxton Stage, Muree State and Crinoidal Stage, with the final the Upper Coal Measures. The Tertiary period contains Igneous rock, namely Basalt (intrusive and extrusive) as well as Sills - mainly Alkaline Dolerite. The Map also features a locality map and the sites proximity relative to G.N. Railway within New South Wales.On sheet 64cm x 64.5cm.