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The Ceduna subbasin forms part of the under-explored but highly prospective frontier Bight Basin located on the southern margin of South Australia. Structural mapping of the Ceduna subbasin reveals two separate delta lobes/systems deposited in the late Albian-Santonian and late Santonian-Maastrichtian. Each system is comprised of an updip delta top linked via a shale detachment to a down-dip delta toe or deep-water fold-thrust belt. These delta lobes are separated by a transgressive sequence of Turonian-Santonian age that deposited a thick marine mud, up to 2000 m in places. Like the Niger Delta, this marine mud forms the detachment for...

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