Abstract

A new compilation of magnetic data over onshore and offshore Tasmania plus existing geological mapping and gravity data have provided the basis for the production of map illustrating the geometric distribution of the main basement units of the state. Significant aspects of the new interpretation map include: the delineation of the wide-spread sub-surface granite occurrences in Tasmania; identification of more extensive occurrences of Proterozoic rocks than previously known; mapping of the extent of the Dundas Trough and extensive northwestern and southeastern continuations of the Beaconsfield ultramafi rocks; definition of the areal distribution of Mesozoic sedimentary basins; and the control of Proterozoic lineaments, in particular the Arthur Lineament, on the development of the Mesozoic basins.
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dataset - External Publication - Scientific Journal Paper

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence

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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

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Date (publication)

1997

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

Keywords

External Publication
Scientific Journal Paper
Earth Sciences

Resource Language

English

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utf8

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-40.0
East bound
150.0
West bound
144.0
South bound
-44.0

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Metadata Standard Name

ANZLIC Metadata Profile: An Australian/New Zealand Profile of AS/NZS ISO 19115:2005, Geographic information - Metadata

Metadata Standard Version

1.1

Metadata Date Stamp

2010-09-22

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Canberra
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