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Conservation of the Mount Cameron West engraving site
Hughes, PJ and Watchman, AL and Sullivan, ME (1981) Conservation of the Mount Cameron West engraving site. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 115. pp. 211-222. ISSN 0080-4703
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A study of the site and its surroundings indicates that the geochemical environment is such that although the aeolian calcarenite on which the engravings are executed is soft and friable, it is not undergoing appreciable chemical or physical weathering, at least in the short-term. In contrast the site is under considerable threat from coastal erosion. This threat could be reduced, if not eliminated, through the implementation of coastal erosion control measures.
|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. 211-222|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||28 May 2012 01:25|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:36|
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