Australia: The Land Where Time Began

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The Fortescue River Valley

A rich assemblage of Nothofagus and other typical Early Tertiary taxa have been found north of the Hamersley Ranges in the Fortescue River Valley. This deposit is believed to date from the Middle to Late Eocene.

Sources & Further reading

  • Mary E. White, The Greening of Gondwana, the 400 Million Year story of Australian Plants, Reed, 1994
  • Mary E White, After the Greening, The Browning of Australia, Kangaroo Press, 1994
  • Penny Van Oosterzee, The Centre - The Natural history of Australia's Desert Regions, Reed Australia, 1993

 

 
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