Bonner, Australian Capital Territory - Geology


Rocks in Bonner are from the late middle Silurian period and are called Canberra Formation. They are mostly slatey shale and mudstone. A band of dacite follows a ridge in the north east direction in the western third. Also ashstone occurs on a hill top in the north west corner of Bonner.

See also: Geology of the Australian Capital Territory

Coordinates: 35°09′51″S 149°08′00″E / 35.16413°S 149.13322°E / -35.16413; 149.13322

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