Abstract

Several Quaternary fault scarps have been mapped in Australia during routine geological mapping. One of the most prominent scarps relates to the Lake Edgar Fault in southwest Tasmania. The 30km long north-south trending scarp occurs within the boundary of the Southwest National Park. The scarp traverses the button grass of the Huon Plains and is notable because faulting resulted in the defeat of westerly flowing drainage and the consequent formation of the fault-bound sag pond of Lake Edgar.
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2004

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earthquakes
Earth Sciences

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