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Oil and gas fields in Queensland interactive Google map

Year Level(s) Years 3-6 Years 7-10 Years 11-12
Subject Area(s) Geography Science SOSE General Science
Topic(s) Coal & Low Emission Technology Energy Environment Mining Rocks & Minerals Gas LNG
Resource Type Media Image Map

This is a Google Earth interactive map showing the locations of oil, gas and coal seam gas fields in Queensland. Each location is represented by name and an icon corresponding to the type of resource. Students can click on the icon to see basic information about the location and operator of the field.

Queensland Resources Council wishes to acknowledge the considerable assistance provided by Geoscience Australia in the provision of these maps.

NB: To view this map, Google Earth is required. To download Google Earth, go to http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html

Educational value statement

  • Students can select which types of fields are displayed
  • Students can zoom in to display the boundaries of each field.
  • Can be downloaded as a KML file.

Key learning objectives

  • Students investigate the locations of oil and gas fields in Queensland.
  • Students use geographical information systems to locate and explore places.

Strands

  • Science Understanding: Earth and space sciences
  • (Geographical knowledge and understanding: Place)
  • (Geographical skills)

Australian Curriculum content statements
Science: ACSSU116



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