The geology of KZN records 3 500 million years of geological history. To explore the geology select one of the links on the navigation bar to the left. Or select one of the coloured squares in the stratigraphic column below.


For example, if you want to read more details about the Zululand Group, select the  orange box  labeled Zululand Group in the image below.


 This map is simplified and modified from 1:1 000 000 scale geology map sheets (Geological Survey, 1984, Pretoria, Government Printer, NE & SE sheets). For detailed explanation and local geology the reader is directed to these maps (Council for Geoscience).


Most images in the KZN geology web site are clickable if you wish to view larger versions. Click on the map above to see an enlarged geology map.


Beaufort Group Drakensberg Group

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