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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1992
Journal of Sedimentary Research (1992) 62 (5): 860-872.
...Noel P. James; Yvonne Bone Abstract The Abrakurrie Limestone is a bryozoan-rich, cool-water, open shelf unit of Oligocene--middle Miocene age beneath the Nullarbor Plain. The sediments have been in the meteoric diagenetic environment, never buried more than a few hundred meters, since middle...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.2404(07)
... in Mullamullang Cave; note horizontal hardgrounds exposed in cave walls and domed cross section typical of collapse passages in Abrakurrie Limestone (photo credit: Andrew Pavey). (D) Abrakurrie Cave chamber, the largest Nullarbor passage above the water table; note flat, silty floor (photo credit: Julia James...
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FIGURE 11 —Interpretive series of sketches depicting the general environmen...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 July 2007
FIGURE 11 —Interpretive series of sketches depicting the general environment (shown at bottom) of the Roe Calcarenite during deposition of the lower member. Box B = characteristics of the seagrass bed. Box C = exposed Abrakurrie Limestone sea floor. Box D = coralline algae on Amphibolis stems
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FIGURE 4 —Thin-section photomicrographs, plane-polarized light. A) Lower me...
in > PALAIOS
Published: 01 July 2007
with numerous miliolid ( Marginopora ) fragments (dark brown). E) Upper member, grainstone with Marginopora fragment and two fine-grained packstone intraclasts. F) Lower member, biofragmental grainstone with large mollusks (right, lower left) and fragment of Abrakurrie Limestone (a)
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 June 2011
Economic Geology (2011) 106 (4): 687-712.
..., the basal unit, the Hampton Sandstone (zone P12, Fig. 4 ), comprises up to 30 m of shallow marine sands. This is overlain by up to 300 m of carbonates of the Wilson Bluff, Abrakurrie, and Nullarbor Limestones ( Lowry, 1970 ; Hocking, 1990 ; Jones, 1990 ; Clarke et al., 2003 ). In the southwestern...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2004
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2004) 34 (4): 294-307.
... and depositional environments of the mid-Cenozoic Abrakurrie Limestone, Eucla Basin, southern Australia: Australian Journal of Earth Sciences , v. 43 , p. 437 –450. ——— and M c G owran , B., 1999 , Miocene foraminifera from the Finniss Clay and Cadell Marl, western Murray Basin: taxonomic and taphonomic...
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—Schematic diagram illustrating the inferred correlation between onshore an...
Published: 01 May 1998
Figure 11 —Schematic diagram illustrating the inferred correlation between onshore and offshore components of the Eucla basin succession (note the considerable vertical exaggeration). Unconformities in the onshore succession (between the Wilson Bluff, Abrakurrie, and Nullarbor limestones) cannot
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1998
AAPG Bulletin (1998) 82 (5): 792-816.
...Figure 11 —Schematic diagram illustrating the inferred correlation between onshore and offshore components of the Eucla basin succession (note the considerable vertical exaggeration). Unconformities in the onshore succession (between the Wilson Bluff, Abrakurrie, and Nullarbor limestones) cannot...
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Journal Article
Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 July 2007
PALAIOS (2007) 22 (4): 343-359.
...FIGURE 11 —Interpretive series of sketches depicting the general environment (shown at bottom) of the Roe Calcarenite during deposition of the lower member. Box B = characteristics of the seagrass bed. Box C = exposed Abrakurrie Limestone sea floor. Box D = coralline algae on Amphibolis stems...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2014
DOI: 10.1144/M41.20
EISBN: 9781862397057
... Australian Bight is dominated by a cliffed coastline formed on Palaeogene and Neogene limestones of the Eucla Basin and Nullarbor Plain (Wilson Bluff, Abrakurrie and Nullarbor limestones), represented by the Baxter Cliffs in Western Australia and the Bunda Cliffs in South Australia (SA) that attain heights...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 June 2007
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2007) 77 (6): 480-494.
... (derived from outside the area of deposition) inasmuch as they include coarse sand- to granule size (1–2 mm) clusters of dolomite rhombs identical to those exposed along the strandline in Tertiary formations such as the Abrakurrie Limestone ( James et al. 1993 ; Kyser et al. 2002 ) and the Roe Calcarenite...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2001
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2001) 71 (4): 549-567.
... bryozoan calcarenite (Abrakurrie Formation) and Middle Miocene calcretized calcarenite (Nullarbor Limestone) ( Lowry 1970 ; James and Bone 1991 , 1992 , 1994 ). A virtually flat, treeless, cavernous karst, the Nullarbor Plain, extends northward from these cliffs into the arid heart of the continent...
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