Tasmania Living History QR Code Walks

Stop 14 Basalt Columns

Stop 14 Basalt Columns

These Basalt columns were used to quarry thousands of tons of rocks from the 1800s into the 20th century. The original Basalt columns protruded further north than they do today after substantial quarrying of the columns.

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Heading north along the Western foot pathway will take you towards the Basalt columns.  As you head downward, look back towards the columns.

The below button will launch your google maps application and the custom google map which plots this specific walk.

There is more information about these geological formations.

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