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Geological Regions of Australia, 1:5 000 000 scale

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Dataset citation

ANZLIC unique identifier: ANZCW0703002397
Title: Geological Regions of Australia, 1:5 000 000 scale

Custodian

Custodian: Geoscience Australia
Jurisdiction: Australia

Description

Abstract: This data set is a classification of the Australian continent into 2-dimensional surface regions. A geological region is a relatively large geographical area with a cohesive, albeit in some cases complex, geological assemblage (Bain and Draper 1997, AGSO Bulletin 240); significantly different in overall geology from the adjoining regions, and differs from geological province in that it does not include depth or time dimensions. NOTE: Specialised Geographic Information System (GIS) software is required to view this data.

ANZLIC search words and qualifiers:

- GEOSCIENCES
- GEOSCIENCES Geology

Geographic extent name: AUSTRALIA EXCLUDING EXTERNAL TERRITORIES - AUS - Australia

Note: The format for each Geographic extent name is: Name - Identifier - Category - Jurisdiction (as appropriate) See GEN Register

Geographic bounding box:

North bounding latitude: -10
South bounding latitude: -44
East bounding longitude: 154
West bounding longitude: 113

Data currency

Beginning date: 1997-01-01