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The Gippsland Lakes, Victoria : a geomorphological study

Bird, E. C. F.


The Gippsland Lakes are a group of coastal lagoons in eastern Victoria, fed by rivers and cut off from the sea (Bass Strait) by sandy coastal barriers bearing dune topography. The lakes originated when a coastal embayment formed by Postglacial submergence and extended by Recent tectonic subsidence was sealed off by the successive formation of barriers. The pattern and growth of the coastal barriers has been determined by wave action, notably by the constructive action of ocean swell...[Show more]

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Date published: 1959
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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