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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

3 stratigraphy.org

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

5 stratigraphy.org

6 The Neoproterozoic world

7 Adelaide Rift: a long history of deposition from Cryogenian to Cambrian (840-500 Ma)
Preiss & others 1993 Aldgate Sandstone

8 Adelaide Rift: a long history of deposition from Cryogenian to Cambrian (840-500 Ma)
635 Wirrina: Aldgate Sandstone 750 Stop 4: Burra Group Preiss & others 1993

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

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

11 The Cambrian world

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

13 Stansbury Basin Gravestock & others Belperio & others 1998

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

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

16 Delamerian Orogeny Gravestock & others Belperio & others 1998

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

18 Itinerary 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


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