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Bauhinia Volcano

An extinct lava-field province about 300 km west of Bundaberg, covering an area of about 500 sq km. There are 7 lava flows in the Expedition Range. At Mt Nicholson there are 310 m of tuffs. At Stonecroft Homestead, in the eastern part of the province there is a volcanic vent. Eruptions about 3 km southwest of Bauhinia Downs are among the most recent, occurring about 23 million years ago.

This area was active between 27 and 22 million years ago.

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