R. A. Glen, E. Scheibner, A.H.M. VandenBerg; Paleozoic intraplate escape tectonics in Gondwanaland and major strike-slip duplication in the Lachlan orogen of southeastern Australia. Geology ; 20 (9): 795–798. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1992)020<0795:PIETIG>2.3.CO;2
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Intraplate tectonic escape along the eastern margin of Gondwanaland in Late Silurian to Middle Devonian time was caused by the eastward movement of Antarctica along a major intraplate tear. Resulting collisions caused a crustal block from the southern part of the Lachlan orogen of southeastern Australia to become detached from its lower lithosphere and escape to the northwest as a crustal flake. This escaping block then became incorporated into the western part of the Lachlan orogen as a separate terrane.