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Statewide Geology: History of Geology of New South Wales
The site describes the geology of New South Wales, Australia. Topics include: Precambrian supercontinent, the Delamerian Orogen, Palaeozoic plate interactions with the Proto-Pacific Ocean - the Lachlan Orogen, New England Orogen, Sydney and Gunnedah basins, Mesozoic basin formation and Cainozoic basin formation and tectonics. Users can also follow links to additional geologic information and a historic photo gallery.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • History and philosophy of science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources, Australia 1996-2002. Material on these pages may be copied for the purposes of private use and study.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-290
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: New South Wales Department of Primary Industries