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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