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The Great Australian Bight

J. B. Willcox

The Great Australian Bight

a regional interpretation of gravity, magnetic, and seismic data from the Continental Margin Survey

by J. B. Willcox

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Published by Published for the Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics by the Australian Government Publishing Service in Canberra .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJ.B. Willcox.
SeriesBMR microform ;, MF 25, Bureau of Mineral Resources, Australia ;, report 201, Report (Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics) ;, 201.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 82/310 (Q)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiv, 111 p., [6] leaves, [6] folded leaves of plates
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3082987M
LC Control Number82183922

Explorations in Australia: I-Explorations in Search of Dr Leichardt and Party. II-From Perth to Adelaide, around the Great Australian Bight. III-From Champion Bay, across the Desert to .


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The more generally accepted boundaries are from Cape. The company said on Tuesday it had told federal, South Australian and local authorities it had decided to scrap the $m project to deepwater drill in the Great Australian Bight Marine Park. The Great Australian Bight is a large bight, or open is off the central and western parts of the southern coastline of mainland Australia.

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Much of the bight lies due south of the expansive Nullarbor Plain, which straddles South Australia and Western Australia. The Eyre Highway passes close to the cliffs of the bight between the Head of the Bight and Eucla. done The Great Australian Bight book a brush and palette knife.

in oil. sides will be painted dark. The Great Australian Bight (GAB) is of interest scientifically as it is an area of unique passive margin geology (a boundary between continental and oceanic crust which is not tectonically active) approximately16 km of sediments were deposited in the area by paleo rivers after the rifting of Australia from Antarctica, late stage volcanism is.

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Equinor's own estimations show that a worst case oil spill could have devastating impact on coasts ranging from Margaret River to Port Macquarie, (including Tassie) an. Equinor were out of the Great Australian Bight, and were presently kicking a can back to Norway. There’d be no oil rigs.

The Bight and everything that swims around in it would live to fight another day. The news came like a bolt of lightning from a clear blue sky. It was completely unexpected. I got the news at yesterday morning. On Tuesday this week, Equinor, the Norwegian state-owned oil, gas and alternative energy producer, laid down its environmental plan for deep sea drilling in waters off the Great Australian Bight.

The lease where Equinor plans to drill for oil and gas is k's off Ceduna, South Australia, in about kilometres of abyssal plain ocean. The road train parked on the edge of the Great Australian Bight here, gives some perspective on the enormity of the cliffs.

Eucla The isolated town of Eucla might only be a quick 10 minute drive from the South Australian border However, it’s still a massive 1, kilometres from Perth.

‎The south coast of Australia that includes the Great Australian Bight, the vast sweep of adjoining inland country that is the Nullarbor Plain, and the surrounding woodlands and sandy mallee-covered deserts, is one of the least visited regions in Australia.

From Port Augusta and Port Lincoln in the e. Head of the Great Australian Bight. Head of the Bight - a great place to see Whales. The Head of Bight is located 78 kilometres west of Yalata and 20 kilometres to the east of Nullarbor Roadhouse.

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This book is a tribute to the Great Australian Bight’s rich marine ecosystem and the crucial crash-campaign to help protect them. Sea Shepherd joined a coalition of community groups striving to rescue the Great Australian Bight from BP’s plan to drill for oil in middle of the Bight, in waters 2, metres deep, 3, metres beneath the seabed in one of the most turbulent regions of the.

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The longest east/west ice-free coastline in the Southern Hemisphere -- The Great Australian Bight -- and all its unique sealife are in big trouble. Join me for another SOS segment as I explain how the lust and greed for more climate disrupting carbon fuels are destroying Australia's ecological jewel -- The Great Australian Bight.

The Great Australian Bight is a place of unparalleled wilderness and natural beauty on the coastline of South and Western Australia. Its iconic curve has the longest line of sea cliffs in the world, stretching hundreds of kilometres and reaching up to 60 metres high.

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See all 2 Great Australian Bight tours on Tripadvisor5/5(). The Nullarbor Plain (/ ˈ n ʌ l ər b ɔːr / NUL-ər-bor; Latin: nulla feminine of nullus, 'no', and arbor, 'tree') is part of the area of flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country of southern Australia, located on the Great Australian Bight coast with the Great Victoria Desert to its north.

It is the world's largest single exposure of limestone bedrock, and occupies an area of about. “The Great Australian Bight is relatively unexplored but considered to be highly prospective for petroleum resources, with potential to provide significant economic benefits and help strengthen.

The first ever systematic study of sea-floor fauna in the Bight—a shared study with the Great Australian Bight Deepwater Marine Program—shows that biodiversity is high.

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The bight came into existence when Gondwana broke apart and separated Antarctica from Australia around 50 million years ago.

The coastline of the Great Australian Bight is characterised by cliff faces (up to 60 metres or feet high), surfing beaches and rock platforms, ideal for whale-watching. The National Day of Action to save the Great Australian Bight was designed to really get Equinor’s attention.

The Norwegian fossil fuel company lodged their plan to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight earlier this year, and have been locked in a battle with surfers around the country ever since.

The Great Australian Bight Alliance, a coalition of environmental organizations along with the Mirning Indigenous people, had previously accused Equinor of refusing to formally consult with "key Indigenous groups and local governments.".

Once the news broke, they were ecstatic. Mirning Elder, Bunna Lawrie told NITV news, "It was just fantastic news to hear. The bight came into existence when Gondwana broke apart and separated Antarctica from Australia around 50 million years ago. [7] [8] The coastline of the Great Australian Bight is characterised by cliff faces (up to 60 metres or feet high), surfing beaches and rock platforms, ideal for whale-watching.

[9] This is a popular activity during the southern hemisphere winter, when. To escape the winter crowds heading north, we turned our wheels in the opposite direction.

Inspired by an image of the vast Bilbunya Dunes we hit the maps. We settled on an off-road route from Cocklebiddy, near the SA/WA border, west along the Great Australian Bight, through the Bilbunya Dunes and finally on to Esperance.

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The people living on the surf- and wind- battered cusp of the Southern Ocean are a resilient bunch. Equinor was just the latest big oil company they’ve had to endure. : Explorations in Australia Explorations in search of Dr. Leichardt and party. From Perth to Adelaide, around the great Australian bight.

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