The Cainozoic in Australia
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Published by Geological Society of Australia in Sydney, NSW .
Written in English



  • Australia.


  • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cenozoic.,
  • Geology -- Australia.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by M.A.J. Williams, P. de Deckker, A.P. Kershaw.
SeriesSpecial publication / Geological Society of Australia Incorporated,, no. 18, Special publication (Geological Society of Australia) ;, no. 18.
ContributionsWilliams, M. A. J., De Deckker, P., Kershaw, A. P., Geological Society of Australia.
LC ClassificationsQE690 .C28 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 346 p. :
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3649421M
ISBN 100909869766
LC Control Number2002491276

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Nomenclature. Cenozoic, meaning "new life," is derived from Greek καινός kainós "new," and ζωή zōḗ "life." The era is also known as the Cænozoic, Caenozoic, or Cainozoic (/ ˌ k aɪ n ə ˈ z oʊ ɪ k, ˌ k eɪ-/). The name "Cenozoic" (originally: "Kainozoic") was proposed in by the British geologist John Phillips (–).. Divisions. The Cenozoic is divided into three. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. Description: 36 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Series Title: Queensland Paleontographical. Pteropoda (Gastropoda, Euthecosomata) from the Australian Cainozoic. Leiden: Rijksmuseum van Geologie en Mineralogie, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: A W Janssen. A systematic revision of the Cainozoic Trigoniidae (Mollusca:Bivalvia) reveals that the family is represented by two genera: Eotrigonia (Paleocene-Late Miocene), known only .

Cainozoic volcanism in North-Eastern Australia Author Sutherland F.L; Stephenson, P.J; Griffin, T.J. Editor R.A. Henderson and P.J. Stephenson Year Publication Type Book Chapter Publisher James Cook University Press Book Title Geology and Geophysics of North-Eastern Australia Number of pages Publisher James Cook University Press Cited by: 5. Cainozoic basalts Author Sutherland F.L. Editor S.M. Forsyth Year Publication Type Book Chapter Publisher Tasmania Department of Mines Book Title Oatlands Number of pages Series Title Geological Survey Explanatory Report Publisher Tasmania Department of Mines Place Published Hobart. Download Citation | Cainozoic Ferns and their distribution | The phytogeographic distribution of Cainozoic ferns is reported based upon a critical re-appraisal of the macrofossil and mesofossil. The igneous activity in eastern Australia to be discussed in this paper commenced approximately 70 m.y. ago, during the postulated time of formation of the Tasman Basin. Volcanism continued throughout the Cainozoic embracing the period from about 55 m.y. ago to the present 52 when active sea-floor spreading was taking place from the Australian Cited by:

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