In Search of Ancient Queensland

Fossilised fronds of Cladophlebis australis, one of the most common ferns of the Early and Middle Jurassic Period.The story of ancient Queensland is written in the rocks and landscapes that form our modern environment and in an outstanding, but incomplete, fossil record that offers tantalising glimpses of the past.


This striking photographic exhibition is taken from the superb new Queensland Museum Publication In Search of Ancient Queensland.


In Search of Ancient Queensland charts the complex evolution of life over the past 250 million years, set against a backdrop of momentous geological events and dramatic environmental changes.


Skull and skeleton of Cooyoo australis, a bony fish from the Cretaceous seas of Queensland.












Event Details

04 February 2017 - 19 November 2017

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