Precambrian and palaeozoic geology of the Peake and Denison Ranges by G. J. Ambrose

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  • Australia,
  • Peake Range (S. Aust.),
  • Denison Range (S. Aust.)


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian.,
  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Paleozoic.,
  • Geology -- Australia -- Peake Range (S. Aust.),
  • Geology -- Australia -- Denison Range (S. Aust.)

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StatementG.J. Ambrose, R.B. Flint, A.W. Webb.
SeriesBulletin / Geological Survey of South Australia ;, 50, Bulletin (Geological Survey of South Australia) ;, 50.
ContributionsFlint, R. B., Webb, A. W., Geological Survey of South Australia.
LC ClassificationsQE345 .A4 no. 50, QE653 .A4 no. 50
The Physical Object
Pagination71 p., [2] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages71
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3858178M
LC Control Number81178130

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NEWFOUNDLAND AND THE BRITISH ISLES The Precambrian and Lower Palaeozoic of southern New Brunswick The Precambrian of southern New Brunswick (Fig. 1) has long been recognized and in the city of Saint John has been described in detail by Hayes and. The relent Bouguer gravity map is shown in Fig.

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Preiss W.V., b, Early Willouran stromatolites from the Peake and Denison Ranges and their stratigraphic significance: South Australia Department of Mines Report Book 73/ (unpublished). Rowlands, N.R., P.G. Blight, D.H. Jarvis, and C.C. von der Borch,Sabkha and playa lake environments in late Proterozoic.

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Department of Mines, Mining and Geology entitled, "Paleozoic­ Precambrian Appalachian Problems." This report contains a number of articles prepared by Georgia geologists and by some geologists working outside of the State upon problems relating to Georgia's oldest rocks.

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