Abstract

The Bureau of Mineral Resources conducted a seismic survey in the Central Eromanga Basin in Queensland in 1980. This survey was part of a new multidisciplinary study to investigate the structure, stratigraphy, geological and tectonic evolution, and petroleum potential of the area. The survey obtained 478 km of six-fold Common-Depth-Point seismic reflection data, mostly along four long east-west traverses crossing sparsely investigated sedimentary basins between exploration wells. The basins crossed included the Warrabin Trough, Cooper Basin, and Eromanga Basin west of the Canaway Fault.
Google map showing geographic bounding box with values North bound -24.5 East bound 147.0 West bound 141.0 South bound -28.0

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dataset

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Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence

IP Owner

Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

Author(s)

Date (publication)

1982-01-01T00:00:00

Product Type

dataset

Topic Category

geoscientificInformation

GA Catalogue Number

74972 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/74972/

Keywords

Seismic Data
seismic survey
seismic sections
seismic reflection
geophysics
mineral exploration
petroleum exploration
AU-QLD
Seismology and Seismic Exploration

Resource Language

English

Resource Character Set

utf8

Resource Security Classification

unclassified

Geographic Extent

North bound
-24.5
East bound
147.0
West bound
141.0
South bound
-28.0

TEMPORAL EXTENT

1980-07-01 / 1980-11-30

Lineage

The Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics (BMR)conducted a seismic survey of the Eromanga, Cooper, and underlying pre-Permian Basins west of the Canaway Fault in Queensland from July to November 1980. The seismic survey was part of the regional multidisciplinary geoscientific research project on the "Central Eromanga Basin" (Harrison and others, 1980), the geology of which is discussed in detail^by Senior & others (1978). The project aims are to gain knowledge of the structure, stratigraphy and lithology of the Eromanga and underlying sedimentary basins in order to study the geology and tectonic evolution of the area, and to generally provide basic information to assist in the exploration of the area for petroleum. The objectives of the 1980 BMR seismic survey (Pinchin, 1980) were to use multiple-coverage CDP seismic techniques to provide high quality seismic sections along long traverses across the main structural elements in the area, to provide a suitable basis for a regional interpretation of the area, and for correlation between existing exploration wells.

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Distributor

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distributor
Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address

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Metadata File Identifier

ce415703-fb14-1a1c-e044-00144fdd4fa6

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 SECURITY CLASSIFICATION

unclassified

Metadata Contact

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pointOfContact
Organisation Name
Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)
City
Canberra
Administrative Area
ACT
Postal Code
2601
Country
Australia
Email Address