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Conservation of the Mount Cameron West engraving site

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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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Abstract

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.

Item Type: Article
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
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 01:25
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:36
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14146
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