Swansea Heads fossil forest is most significant of its kind in the NSW Hunter Valley, says geologist Roz Kerr

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By Scott Bevan
May 27 2022 - 7:00am
PREHISTORY: Roz Kerr points out a preserved tree stump embedded in the rock platform at Swansea Heads, with fellow geologist Peter Downes standing in the centre. Picture: Neil Keene, Lake Macquarie City Council

ON the surface, it looked as though Roz Kerr was leading a tour across a rock platform but dig deeper and it emerged she was guiding the group through a prehistoric forest.

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Scott Bevan is a senior writer for The Newcastle Herald. He has also worked in radio and television and is the author of six books.

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