Australia: The Land Where Time Began

A biography of the Australian continent 

Geology                                                                                                           
 
Acraman Impact Horizon see Ediacaran Fauna
Accretionary Prism
Adelaide Fold Belt See Neoproterozoic Australia
Adelaide Rift Complex (=Adelaide Geosyncline) See Neoproterozoic Australia
Adelaidean (Late Proterozoic) Basins in Australia - Stratigraphy, Correlation and Sedimentary History
Adventure Tracks
The Central Alpine Fault, New Zealand, New On-Fault Evidence of a Great Earthquake in AD 1717
Amelia Creek Impact Structure
Ancient Australian Landscapes
Antarctica
Antarctica - Before and After Gondwana
Antarctica - Borchgrevink Event
Antarctica - East Antarctica, Major Components
Antarctica - West Antarctica, Major Components
Antarctica - Geological History
Antarctica - Palaeozoic Orogenic Events
Antarctica - Precambrian Orogenic Events
Antarctica - Role in Global Environment
East Antarctica - Relative Sea-Level Rise During Oligocene Glaciation
Antarctic and Greenland Ice Cores Directly Linked at the Toba Eruption - 74 ka BP
Antarctic Weathering and Carbonate Compensation at the Transition from the Eocene to the Oligocene 
Archaean
Arcoona Plateau and the Tent Hills
Argoland - Argo Abyssal Plain
Aridification of Australia
Arnhem Land - Arnhem Block
A-tents (pop-ups)
Drifting Australia A Timeline
Australia Drifting - a timeline of changes
Australia - Geological Framework
Australia - Morphotectonics
Australia - Physique
Australia - Plates and Lineaments
The Unique Influence of Australia on the Global Sea Level in 2010-2011
Australian Alps
Australian-Antarctic Depression
Australian Continent
Australian Landscapes - Cretaceous to recent
Australian Mesoproterozoic
Australian Neoproterozoic
Australian Palaeoclimate and Palaeogeography - Jurassic
Australian Proterozoic Evolution - Palaeomagnetic Constraints
    North Australian Cratonic Assemblage  
    South Australian Cratonic Assemblage  
    West Australian Cratonic Assemblage  
Australian Soils
Australian Tectonic and Metallogenic Evolution - A Summery Pt.1
Australian Tectonic and Metallogenic Evolution - A Summery Pt.2
Australian Tectonic and Metallogenic Evolution - A Summery Pt.3
Australian Volcanoes
Banded Iron Formation - Hydrothermal and Resedimented Origins of Precursor Sediments
Basins
Basin Development Eastern Australia
Baxter Cliffs -
Bedout High
The Blue Mountains
Breakup of Gondwana - India from Antarctica and Australia
Breakup of Gondwana - Australia from Antarctica
Broken Bay - example of geological history during times of low sea level
Bunda Cliffs - Nullarbor Plain
Bunda Plateau - Nullarbor Plain
Bungle Bungles
Canning Basin
Cape York Peninsula
Capricorn Orogeny
Carbon Fluxes from Land to Ocean - Anthropic Perturbations
Central Australia
Central Australian Basins
Central Australian Groundwater Discharge Zone
Centralian Superbasin See Neoproterozoic Australia
Chambers Pillar
Chemical Weathering
Collision of East and West Gondwana
Columbia
Cooper Creek - Climate Change and Aeolian-Fluvial Interaction and Development of Source-Bordering Dunes over the Past 100 ka
Cooper Creek Fan - Late Quaternary and Fluvial Interactions
Core Rotational Dynamics and Geological Events
Cradle Mountain
The Earliest Evolved Crust on Earth Generated in Setting like Iceland
Cryogenian
Cryogenian Datangpo Formation, South China - Reconstruction of Palaeo-Redox Conditions and Early Sulphur Cycling
Cryogenian Dating
Cryogenian-Ediacaran Transition - Organic Carbon Isotope Constraints on the Dissolved Organic Carbon (Doc) Reservoir   
Cryosphere
Delamerian orogeny
Delamerian Supercycle
Deserts
Devil's Marbles
Drifting
Drifting - Changes on the Continent
Drifting - Changes to drainage systems resulting from rifting
Drifting - direction change in the Middle Cretaceous and Middle Eocene
Drought, Groundwater Storage and Declining Stream Flow in Southwestern Australia  
Duricrust
Earthquake Distribution
Earthquakes
Eastern Australia
Effects of water from the Great Artesian Basin on soil
Elatina Formation
Erosional and destructional surfaces
Exhumed surfaces and forms
Flinders Ranges
Flinders Ranges - Deep Erosion and River Patterns
The Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia - the Paralana Hot Springs, an Active Amagmatic Hydrothermal System
Flood Basalts -Bigger and Badder
Double Flood Basalts and Plume Head Separation at the Discontinuity at 660-km depth
Flood Basalt Provinces Containing Mafic Volcaniclastic Deposits - Review
Flood Basalts, Continental Breakup and Dispersal of Gondwana - Periodic Migration of Upwelling Mantle Flows (Plumes)
Flood Basalt Provinces Containing Mafic Volcaniclastic Deposits - Review
Deccan Flood Basalts - Early and Late Igneous Pulses and a High 3He Plume Origin
Deccan Volcanism - Chemostratigraphic Evidence from the Marine Osmium Isotope Record
Flood Basalts, Continental Breakup and Dispersal of Gondwana - Periodic Migration of Upwelling Mantle Flows (Plumes)
Siberian Flood Basalts - High Tritium Plume Origin and Temporal Spatial Evolution
The Siberian Traps - Magnitude and Consequences of Volatile release
Siberian Flood Basalt Province Doubled - West Siberian Basin 40Ar/39Ar Dates
Siberian Traps Flood Basalts - Rapid Eruption at Permian-Triassic Boundary
Flood Basalts - Trigger for End-Triassic Extinction
Fluvial Landforms
Gawler Craton
Geological History see more
Gilgais
Glaciation on Baltica in the Late Neoproterozoic - the Timing Constrained by Detrital Zircon from Geochronology in the Hedmark Group, Southeast Norway
Glickson Impact Structure
Gosse's bluff
Gondwana
Great Australian Basin - Opalisation
Great Barrier Reef
Great Dividing Range
The Great Oxidation Event - Evolution of Multicellularity Coincided with an Increase of Cyanobacterial Diversification
Hampton Range - Nullarbor Plain
Heavitree Quartzite See Neoproterozoic Australia
Iapetus Ocean
Indo-Australian Plate
Interglacial Carbonates, Umberatana Group, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
    Mt Jacob Region  
    Oodnaminta Hut and Illinawortina regions
Jurassic Sedimentary and fossil successions in Australia
Palaeomagnetic Restraints on the Proterozoic Tectonic Evolution of Australia
 
Great Australian Bight
Terranes
The Great Journey North
    Stages on the Way
The Great Journey South
Hamersley Range
Mid-late Holocene Variability of sea level in Eastern Australia
Mid-Ocean Ridges Small Scale Convection and Plate Motion Control Mixing
Hunter-Bowen Supercycle
Ice Ages
Australian Bedrock Erosion - Exceptionally Low Rates and the likelihood of pre-Pleistocene Landscapes based on 10Be and 26Al evidence
Inselbergs
Island Arc Systems - Morphology
Israelite Plains - Nullarbor Plain
Journey Back Through Time
Kalbarri Coast
Kanimblan Orogeny
Kanimblan Cycle
Katherine Gorge
Kimberley Block
Kimberley Region, WA, Palaeoproterozoic Post-Collisional, High-K Felsic Igneous Rocks, Tectonic Implications
Kimberly Region, Western Australia, Glaciation in the Late Neoproterozoic - an 17O
King's Canyon
Lachlan Fold Belt (Lachlen Orogeny)
Lachlan Orogen - Crustal Complexity revealed from Telesceismic Receiver Functions
Lachlan Supercycle
Lakes
Lake Eyre-tidal signatures found-previously thought to be exclusively marine structures
Lanai Tsunami Impact About 105 Ka? Catastrophic Wave Erosion, Southeast Coast, Australia
Landforms
Linear Dune Formation: Local Wind Rifting or Longitudinal Elongation - Strzelecki Desert, Central Australia
Deep mantle plume - Convective Upwelling beneath the Pacific Ocean
Mantle Plume Head - Influence on Dynamics of Retreating Subduction Zone
Mantle Plumes - Are They Periodic?
High Mantle Temperatures after Rifting Resulting from Continental Insulation
Major Flow Regime Changes in the Middle and Late Quaternary in Eastern Central Australia
Older and Hotter Mantle - Geodynamics of the Mantle
MAPCIS - Massive Australian Precambrian-Cambrian Impact Structure
Marinoan Glaciation
Mass Movements of Materials
Mawson Continent
Millennial-Scale Landslide record in Andes Consistent with Being Triggered by Earthquakes
Mt Babbage, Northern Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Mount Connor
Mount Kinahan Sandstone See Neoproterozoic Australia
Mt Lofty Ranges
Musgrave Block - also
Musgravian Orogeny
Musgrave Province
Neogene
Neoproterozoic Australia
Neoproterozoic Basaltic Magmatism, South-Central Australia Ion Microprobe U-Pb Ages and Implications for Rodinia Breakup
Newell's Hypothesis
New England Fold Belt
North and West of the Gawler Craton
Nuccaleena Formation, South Australia - Testing Models for Post glacial Deposition of 'Cap Dolostone'
Nullarbor Plain
Oceanography
Oceanic Anoxic Event 2 - Lithium Isotope Evidence of Enhanced Weathering
 
Palaeodrainage
Palaeogene
Palaeoproterozoic Australia
Palaeozoic Era
Pangaea
Pangaea - A Proposed Formation
Pediments
Perth Basin
Pidinga Formation - Nullarbor Plain
Physical Weathering
Pilbara Craton
Pinnacle Desert see Nambung National Park see Perth Basin - Cervantes-Jurien Area
Plate Tectonics
Polar Wander Linked to Climate Change
Tectonism, Climate and Geomorphology
Precambrian-Cambrian Boundary Geology, South Australia - Ocean Basin formation, Seawater Chemistry & Organic Evolution
Precambrian Heat Flow
Precambrian Ice Age
Precambrian Tectonics
Profiles of the southern continents
Propagating Rifts and Microcoplates 
Proterozoic Australia and Cainozoic Antarctica - Association of Sulphate Evaporites, Stromatolitic Carbonates and Glacial Sediments
Pyramid Hill
Ranges
Regimes - Innamincka Regime See Australian Palaeogeography
Regimes - Potoroo See Australian Palaeogeography
Rifting
Continental Rifts & Rifted Margins
Narrow Rifts - General Characteristics
Riverine Plains
Rodinia
Roe Plains - Nullarbor Plain
Salt
 
Separation
Separation-Drainage Changes
Sheet Fractures
Sandstone Landforms Shaped by Negative Feedback between Stress and Erosion
Simpson Desert
Slope Stability near Wollongong, Australia - the Influence of Debris Mantles and Local Climatic Variations
Snowball Earth
Snowball Earth - an Interglacial? Dynamic Behaviour of Ice in the Chuos Formation, Namibia
Snowball or Slushball Earth
Snowball Earth - Evidence of Low 18O Magmatism During Rifting of a Supercontinent in South China
Soom Shale - South Africa
Southern Ocean
The Southwestern Indian Ridge - Continuous exhumation of rocks derived from the Mantle for 11 My
Southwest Tasmania
Stability of Australia
Stirling Range - Koi Kyeunu-ruff 
Stromatolites from the Neoproterozoic in Glaciogenic Successions, Kimberley Region, Western Australia - Evidence of a Younger Marinoan Glaciation
Strzelecki and Tirari Deserts, Australia - Timing of Linear Dune Activity
Strzelecki and Tirari Deserts - Constraining Soil Formation in Linear Dunes
Sturtian Glaciation
Subducted Crust Stored in the Mantle for Billions of Years
Subduction-Induced Mantle Flow Driving Yellowstone Plume Bifurcation
Subduction Zones
Subduction Zones - Components
Subduction Zones - Structure
Subduction Zones - Variation of Characteristics
Submarine Canyons
Whiter the Supercontinent Cycle
Supercontinent cycle
Supercontinent Cycle & Icehouse to Greenhouse Cycle
Supercontinent Cycle & Mantle Convection
Supercontinents and Superplume Events
Superplumes Structure of the Earth Thermal and Compositional
Sydney Basin
Tangaroan Eruptions - Submarine Volcanic Eruption of Highly Vesicular Pumice - Foam
Tasman Fold Belt System
Tasman Peninsula
Tectonic Landforms
Tasman region and island biota evolution tectonic context
Tasmanides of Eastern Australia - Refining Accretionary Orogen Models
Terra Australis Orogen
Terranes
Tidal Waterfalls - Horizontal waterfalls
Timeline of Australian Volcanoes
All Toba Tephra Occurrences across Peninsular India Belong to the 75,000 Yr B.P. Eruption
Toba Eruption 74 ka BP Direct Linking between Ice Cores from Greenland and Antarctica
Tookoonooka Crater
Townsend Quartzite See Neoproterozoic Australia
Transform and strike-Slip Faults-Continental
Triple Junction Stability
Tweed Volcano
Uluru  - Ayre's Rock
Vaughn Springs Quartzite See Neoproterozoic Australia
Volcanic Drumbeat Seismicity Stick-Slip Motion and Magmatic Friction Melting
Volcanoes
Volcano-Sedimentary Record of Africa, India and Australia - Evidence of Global and Local Sea Level and Continental Freeboard Changes
The Warrumbungles
Weathering
The West Antarctic Ice Shelf warming from beneath
Westward Subduction Beneath the Australian East Coast
Wilson's Bluff Limestone - also
Wolfe Creek Crater
Wylie Scarp - Nullarbor Plain
Yilgarn Craton
Southern Yilgarn Craton - Aeolian Influence on Landforms and Soils, Southwestern Australia

The Video Across Australia visits many of the places of geological interest on this site.

Links

  1. Australia Through Time
  2. Australia in time and space
  3. Earth Science Australia
  4. Shields Up: Magnetized Rocks Push Back Origin of Earth's Magnetic Field
  5. Tectonic Evolution of Proterozoic Australia
  6. The Building Blocks of a Continent
  7. New theory for what drives plate tectonics
  8. Northern Rivers Geology

Sources & Further reading

  1. The Video Across Australia visits many of the places of geological interest on this site.

 

Author: M. H. Monroe
Email:  admin@austhrutime.com
Last Updated 29/11/2014

 

 

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