Abstract

Lying off the south-west coast of Australia some 2,500 m below sea level is the broad, rectangular Naturaliste Plateau, which forms a relatively flat ledge half way between sea level and the abyssal plain. How the plateau came to be in this position, and whether its origin is continental or oceanic, are two questions relevant to the evolution of the south-east Indian Ocean.
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Product Type/Sub Type

dataset - External Publication - Scientific Journal Paper

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license
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

1975

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

Keywords

External Publication
Scientific Journal Paper
continental margins
plate tectonics
gravity
geophysics
Earth Sciences

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

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-32.0
East bound
115.0
West bound
108.0
South bound
-36.0

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Canberra
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Australia
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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

2010-12-02

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Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
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