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Bass Basin GIS project : an output of the Western Tasmanian Regional Minerals Program - boundaries

Note: This metadata describes the dataset in accordance with the ANZLIC (Australia New Zealand Land Information Council) Core Metadata Guidelines Version 2.

Dataset citation

ANZLIC unique identifier: ANZCW0703004721

Title: Bass Basin GIS project : an output of the Western Tasmanian Regional Minerals Program - boundaries


Custodian: Geoscience Australia

Jurisdiction: Australia



This data is a simple bounding polygon created for clipping other data for use in the "Bass and Durroon Basins GIS Project".

Coordinate values were supplied by the project scientist based on contractual information with Mineral Resources of Tasmania in order to encompass the extents of the Bass and Durroon Basins, located in Bass Straight.

ANZLIC search words:

  • GEOSCIENCES Research

Spatial domain:

locality map

Geographic extent name: BASS STRAIT - BASS STRAIT - Ocean and Sea Regions - Australia

Geographic extent polygon: 143 -37, 149 -37, 149 -43, 143 -43, 143 -37,

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

Geographic bounding box:
North bounding latitude: -37 °
South bounding latitude: -43 °
East bounding longitude: 149 °
West bounding longitude: 143 °

Data currency

Beginning date: 2002-02-10

Ending date: 2002-06-10

Dataset status

Progress: Complete

Maintenance and update frequency: Not Known


Stored data format:
DIGITAL - shp ArcView shape file ArcView Geographic WGS84
Available format type:
DIGITAL - shp ArcView shape file ArcView Geographic WGS84

Access constraints:

No restrictions

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Data quality


This singular square polygon was generated in Petrysys (V 7.64e) and exported as an ArcView shape file.

Positional accuracy:

Nominal Scale 1:1,000,000

Attribute accuracy:

Not Relevant

Logical Consistency:

Not Relevant



Contact information

Contact organisation: Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia) (GA)
Contact position: Manager Client Services
Mail address: Cnr Jerrabomberra Ave and Hindmarsh Dr
Mail address: GPO Box 378
Locality: Canberra
State: ACT
Country: Australia
Postcode: 2601
Telephone: 02 6249 9966
Facsimile: 02 6249 9960
Electronic mail address:

Metadata information

Metadata date: 2013-03-08

Additional metadata

Metadata reference XHTML:

Metadata reference XML:

This polygon has been added for visual uses only.

Polygon items:

Shape Feature type

Name Name of polygon

Ufi Unique number identifer

Authors:Mitchell, C.