Apps and Websites

There are many other Apps and Websites out there to satisfy your geological curiosity!

Mobile Apps

Australian Geology Travel Maps

Platform: Apple and Android
Australian Geology Travel Maps is a phone app that operates offline in the field (ie. without a connection to the internet) and delivers interactive geology-terrain maps, old mine workings, gem, gold and metal locations, quarries and geophysical imagery.

Rock.d

Platform: Apple and Android.
Rock.d is an App which was created by two American Geoscientists: Shanan Peters, a professor of geoscience at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Patrick McLaughlin, formerly at the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey.

The App is basically a GPS-Powered Field Guide in your pocket. You can record your observations – photograph it, measure it, classify it and describe it.

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Field stops in the Studley Park Field Guide are ‘checkins’ on the Rock.d App.

Any field guide with the Rock.d logo will have be available as checkins in the Rock.d App.

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More to explore

Platform: Apple and Android.
Forest Fire Management Victoria’s More To Explore app aims to provide comprehensive information to help people use and enjoy Victoria’s 3.1 million hectares of State forest and its network of approximately 400 visitor sites and 250 recreational trails.

NSW Geotours

Platform: Apple and Android.
Self-guided geological tours presented by the Geological Survey of New South Wales, including: The Port Macquarie Geotrail, Newcastle Coastal Geotrail and Warrumbungle National Park Geotrail.

Heart of Gold Australia

Platform: Apple.
Connect to the rich history and importance of gold in Australia with the Heart of Gold Australia community app. Embark on self-guided, interactive gold trails as you discover the story of a nation built on gold.

Monash Rocks

Platform: Apple.
The Monash Rocks App will give you a guided tour through Monash University’s Earth Sciences Garden and help you understand the complex processes and pressures that act on the Earth’s crust to form the world we know.
Link: https://apps.apple.com/au/app/monash-rocks/id1211492480

Websites

Geological Survey of Victoria

The Geological Survey of Victoria (GSV) is the Victorian Government’s geoscience agency. The website offers plenty of information about Victoria’s Geology, maps and reports and, exploration and prospecting.

Geological Society of Victoria

The Geological Society of Victoria website has good information about the geological history of Victoria. It also posts events and talks related to geology.

Leisure Solutions

A website for all things Geotourism. Geotourism is related to Ecotourism, however it focuses on the Geology of the landscape. On this website you will find a whole range of Geotours from around Australia, presentations on Geotourism and links to other tours/websites