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Coastal erosion reveals a potentially unique oligocene and possible periglacial sequence at present-day sea level in Port Davey, remote south-west Tasmania

Macphail, Michael; Sharples, Chris; Bowman, David; Wood, Sam; Haberle, Simon


Cut-back of a sea-cliff at Hannant Inlet in remote South-West Tasmania has exposed Oligocene clays buried under Late Pleistocene �colluvium� from which abundant wood fragments protrude. The two units are separated by a transitional interval defined by mixed Oligocene and Pleistocene microfloras. Microfloras preserved in situ in the clay provide a link between floras in Tasmania and other Southern Hemisphere landmasses following onset of major glaciation in East Antarctica during the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
DOI: /10.26749/rstpp.148.43


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