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Castlemaine Anticlinal Fold

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Dance to the Anticlinal Fold

When we first moved to Castlemaine we noticed a series of street signs around Castlemaine directing... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
adamatsya
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Chewton, Australia
One of the best anticlinal folds in SE Australia

We came upon this geological oddity by chance and it is certainly an interesting, if small, example... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
pgarrett767
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Canberra, Australia
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Oct 16, 2018
“Dance to the Anticlinal Fold”
Jul 7, 2018
“One of the best anticlinal folds in SE Australia”
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Lyttleton St | Near Urquhart Street, Castlemaine, Victoria 3450, Australia
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

When we first moved to Castlemaine we noticed a series of street signs around Castlemaine directing people to something called an “Anticlinal Fold”. Eventually curiosity got the best of us and we followed them. This is what we found: an old brown plaque mounted above...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

We came upon this geological oddity by chance and it is certainly an interesting, if small, example of an approximately 90 degree fold in the bedrock.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

The anticlinal fold was uncovered during road building in 1874. It is quite distinctive and has a plaque attached to it.

Date of experience: March 2018
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