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Lake Amadeus, Central Australia : modern processes and evolution

Chen, Xiang-Yang


Lake Amadeus, a large saline piaya 120 km long and up to 12 km wide, forms a major feature of arid Central Australia. Surrounded by stabilized dunefields, it has been selected here as the site for a range of historic and process oriented studies. The Amadeus piaya is today a groundwater controlled system of a type largely unrepresented by detailed studies elsewhere in Australia. Moreover, it lies in an area from which Late Cenozoic environmental data remain sparse. With its associated...[Show more]

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Date published: 1989-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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