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Evolution of a small intraplate basaltic lava field: Jerrabattgulla Creek, upper Shoalhaven River catchment, southeast New South Wales

Roach, Ian; Hill, SM; Lewis, A C


The Jerrabattgulla Creek basalts are in the upper catchment of the Shoalhaven River of southeastern New South Wales. The basalts erupted into a narrow, north-draining valley and modified the local drainage system, re-routing the paleo-Jerrabattgulla Creek, preserving a series of sub-basaltic quartzose gravels with silcretes in the paleovalley. The paleovalley indicates that a north-flowing drainage existed in this place in the Miocene. The high-relief, narrow valley has preserved a volcanic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1080/08120090802266543


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