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The glacial diversion of the Que and Bulgobac Rivers, western Tasmania.
Colhoun, EA and Augustinus, PC (1984) The glacial diversion of the Que and Bulgobac Rivers, western Tasmania. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 118. pp. 1-4. ISSN 0080-4703
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Glacier ice diverted the courses of the upper Que and Bulgobac Rivers from a direct route to the Pieman River through the Que Gorge to the Huskisson River. The diversion probably occurred in the Early Pleistocene but the drainage pattern established was maintained and perhaps accentuated by further glaciation during the Middle Pleistocene. The modern drainage pattern is a palimpsest of that which existed by late Middle Pleistocene times.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 1-4|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||25 May 2012 01:44|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:35|
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