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The age and origin of the Straits of Singapore

Bird, Michael I; Pang, Wei Chong; Lambeck, Kurt

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Consideration of the Quaternary stratigraphy, sea-level history and detailed bathymetry of the Straits of Singapore suggests that a marine connection between the Indian Ocean and South China Sea through the Straits may not have existed until the last interglacial period (oxygen isotope stage; OIS-5e). After this time, a tenuous connection may have also existed during stages 5a and 5c, as well as possibly 5b. The geomorphologic evidence is consistent with flow from west to east during these...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17702
Source: Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology
DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2006.05.003

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