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The Precambrian orogenic belt of North-western Queensland

Carter, Edwin Keith


An area of 25,000 square miles in the extreme north-west of Queensland contains outcrops of Precambrian rocks ranging in age from probable Archaean to Upper Proterozoic. In the course of the thesis it is shown that the Lower Proterozoic rocks formed part of an orogenic belt which was involved in two major orogenies. The belt, in the course of its evolution, went through a eugeosynclinal and a miogeosynclinal phase of development; throughout much of its history it possessed two main...[Show more]

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Date published: 1959-12-23
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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