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The age of the palaeodunefield of the northern Murray Basin in South Australia: Preliminary results

Twidale, C; Bourne, J.A.; Spooner, N.A.; Rhodes, Edward

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A vast field of old desert dunes extends from northwestern Eyre Peninsula, across Yorke Peninsula and the northern Adelaide Plains into the Murray Basin and northwestern Victoria. There are patches of parabolic forms but the sand ridges under review are of seif, linear or longitudinal type. They trend NW-SE in the west and west-east in the east. Here, we record luminescence dates for three dune sites in the Waikerie district of the northwestern Murray Basin. They range from, respectively,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/52615
Source: Quaternary International
DOI: 10.1016/j.quaint.2006.12.015

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