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Shortland Formation STRATNO: 22842
Current: Yes Rank: Formation, beds Status: Formal State(s): NSW
Category: Resvd name published Usage: Briefly described Definition Card: No
Originator: Preston B.C., K.J.Brown 31-MAY-85 Entry date: 31-MAY-85Last Update: 20-AUG-18
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Description:
Comments: Reserved May85, no longer required June92, but published 1993.
Geological province: Sydney Basin
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Unit Age Event: deposition
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Minimum age: Late Permian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:
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Maximum age: Wuchiapingian Ma: % from base of biozone: Age method:

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REFID: 43017 Briggs, D.J.C., 1993, Time control in the Permian of the Sydney-Bowen Basin and the New England Orogen; In Findlay, Unrug, Banks, & Veevers (eds) Gondwana Eight. Assembly, evolution and dispersal. Proceedings of the Eighth Gondwana Symposium, Hobart, Tasmania, A, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, 1v, p371-383

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REFID: 63832 Fielding, C.R. , Frank, T.D. , Birgenheier, L.P. , Rygel, M.C. , Jones, A.T. , Roberts, J. 2008 Stratigraphic imprint of the Late Palaeozoic Ice Age in eastern Australia: a record of alternating glacial and nonglacial climate regime Geological Society of London. Journal 165 p129-140
Usage: Briefly described (p137) Min age from reference: Late Permian Max age from reference: Late Permian Comments: Shows stratigraphically highest evidence of Permian glaciation in eastern Australia, indicating westward retreat of glaciers. , Tomago Coal Measures
REFID: 43017 Briggs, D.J.C. 1993 Time control in the Permian of the Sydney-Bowen Basin and the New England Orogen; In Findlay, Unrug, Banks, & Veevers (eds) Gondwana Eight. Assembly, evolution and dispersal. Proceedings of the Eighth Gondwana Symposium, Hobart, Tasmania, A A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam 1v p371-383
Usage: Briefly described (Fig.1,p372) Comments:
REFID: 64631 Fielding, C.R. , Frank, T.D. , Birgenheier, L.P. , Rygel, M.C. , Jones, A.T. , Roberts, J. 2008 Stratigraphic record and facies associations of the late Paleozoic ice age in eastern Australia (New South Wales and Queensland). IN 'Resolving the late Paleozoic ice age in time and space' C.R. Fielding, T.D.Frank, J.L. Isbell Geological Socety of America Special Paper 441 41-58
Usage: Mentioned (p49.) Min age from reference: Wuchiapingian Max age from reference: Wordian Comments: Sydney Basin. Contains stratigraphically highest evidence of Permian glaciation of eastern Australia. , Unit in Tomago Coal Measures.

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