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Mid Pleistocene arid shift in southern Australia, dated by magnetostratigraphy

Pillans, Bradley; Bourman, R

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In coastal sections at Hallett Cove and Sellicks Beach, south of Adelaide, and at Redbanks section on Kangaroo Island, the Brunhes/Matuyama polarity transition (780 ka) is identified in the strongly oxidemottled Ochre Cove Formation. At all 3 sections, the Ochre Cove Formation is overlain by a calcareous grey-green aeolian clay, called Ngaltinga Clay, which in turn is overlain by calcareous sediments of the Taringa and Christies Beach Formations. The marked change from an oxide-dominated...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/93318
Source: Australian Journal of Soil Research
DOI: 10.1071/SR99089

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