Abstract

Gravity surveys were conducted of the Gippsland Lakes district during 1949 and 1951. Both surveys showed an anomaly immediately to the north of Lake Wellington, the magnetic anomaly being a little displaced to the north-west of the gravity anomaly. The size and nature of the magnetic anomaly suggested that it might be due to rocks with higher than normal magnetic susceptibility in the basement complex. The gravity anomaly might be due to a buried hill in the Jurassic or basement, perhaps associated with the same feature which is responsible for the magnetic anomaly. Such a buried hill could result in a geological structure favourable to the accumulation of oil being present in the overlying Tertiary rocks, and in order to test whether or not a favourable structure existed a seismic reflection survey was undertaken by the Bureau. This report deals with the results of the seismic survey. Two north-south traverses and one running east-west and crossing the other two were surveyed.
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Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia)

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1952-01-01T00:00:00

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9366 Product http://www.ga.gov.au/metadata-gateway/metadata/record/9366/

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GA Publication
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seismics
seismic reflection
resource assessment
commodities
AU-VIC
Geophysics

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English

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147.5
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Australia
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ACT
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2601
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Australia
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