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Australian Large Impact Structures (>20 km Diameter)

  • Andrew Y. Glikson
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Earth Sciences book series (BRIEFSEARTH)

Abstract

The stable nature of Australian cratons allowed preservation of a comprehensive record of exposed and buried impact structures, including the classic 580 Ma Acraman-Bunyeoo impact and attended Acritarchs radiation and a number of large buried impact structures and probable impact structures, including Woodleigh, Gnargoo, Tookoonooka, Talundilly, Mount Ashmore and Warburton, identified by geophysical methods and drilling.

Keywords

Magnetic Anomaly Bouguer Anomaly Impact Crater Impact Structure Salt Diapirism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Planetary Science Institute and School of Archaeology and AnthropologyAustralian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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