Bauer, F. H
Kangaroo Island is a continental island with an
area of 1,673 square miles which lies across the entrance of the Gulf of St. Vincent. Physically
the Island had its origin in detritus from ancient land masses deposited in a great geosynclinal
basin during the long time span between the Proterozoic and Ordovician time. Orogeny resulting from
the collapse of this structure resulted in the erection of the ancestral Central Highlands of South Australia, in which the area now Kangaroo Island...[Show more]
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