Lake Barrine is an ideal location for scientific studies of pollen
found in sediments on the lake floor. These layers which go back
millennia, are used to record past changes in vegetation and
therefore climatic changes Study of these sediments and those of
other maars nearby have provided evidence for a theory proposing
expansion and contraction of Tableland rainforests.
Contact the local Parks and
Wildlife Service or visit the
QLD National parks, marine parks and forests website. In addition to our listed
online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your
destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.