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Post-glacial biota from the inner part of southwest Joseph Bonaparte Gulf

Clarke, Jonathan; Bone, Yvonne; Cann, JH; Davies, M; Macphail, Michael; Wells, F

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Seventeen vibrocores from the inner part of Joseph Bonaparte Gulf off northwestern Australia penetrate a range of marine and marginal-marine sediments deposited in the post-glacial transgression and highstand. Ranging from gravelly sand to fine silt, these sediments contain a diverse fossil blota dominated by molluscs and bryozoans, but also including ostracods and foraminifers. Minor components include solitary corals, echinoids, soft coral and sponge spicules, wood debris and bone fragments....[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/92757
Source: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-0952.2001.00845.x

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