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1 ROCKS OF THE SOUTHERN FLEURIEU FOUNDATION OF OUR LANDSCAPE AND SCENERY Pierre Kruse South Australian Museum April 2014

2 The Big Picture: time stratigraphy.org

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4 Stop 3: Barossa Complex Preiss 1993 Gneiss; some schist, amphibolite, pegmatite

5 stratigraphy.org

6 The Neoproterozoic world

7 Adelaide Rift: a long history of deposition from Cryogenian to Cambrian ( Ma) Preiss & others 1993 Aldgate Sandstone

8 Adelaide Rift: a long history of deposition from Cryogenian to Cambrian ( Ma) Ma Preiss & others 1993 Wirrina: Aldgate Sandstone Stop 4: Burra Group

9 Stops 3-5: Cryogenian: Umberatana Group Little Gorge: Sturt Tillite Second Valley: Tapley Hill Formation and Brighton Limestone

10 Sturt Tillite Tapley Hill Formation and Brighton Limestone Preiss & others 1993

11 The Cambrian world

12 Australia and Antarctica in the Cambrian Archaeocyaths: Ajax Mine Kruse & Shi 2000 Kostjubella djagoran Karathele napuru Brachiopods: Daly Basin

13 Stansbury Basin Gravestock & others 1995 Belperio & others 1998

14 Stop 1: Cambrian: Normanville Group Stop 1: Myponga Beach Sellick Hill Formation Gravestock & others 1995

15 Stop 2: Cambrian: Kanmantoo Group Stop 2: Carrickalinga Head Formation

16 Delamerian Orogeny Gravestock & others 1995 Belperio & others 1998

17 Delamerian granites Wright IslandGranite Island Rosetta Head Remarkable Rocks, KI Morgans Beach, Cape Jervis Victor Harbor

18 Stop 1: Myponga Beach Stop 2: Carrickalinga Head Stop 3: Little Gorge Stop 4: Wirrina Stop 5: Second Valley sarig.pir.sa.gov.au/Map Itinerary


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