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Erosion and rabbits on Macquarie Island: some comments
Griffin, BJ (1980) Erosion and rabbits on Macquarie Island: some comments. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 114. pp. 81-83. ISSN 0080-4703
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Rapid emergence and subsequent glacial and periglacial action on Macquarie Island have placed it in a state of high erosional activity. The dominant processes are mass erosion through landslips, soil creep slumping and solifluction. Fluvial and aeolian erosion are only important in very restricted areas. Rabbit activity has had a minimal effect on the overall rates of erosion although appearing significant in some localised areas.
|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. 81-83|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Additional Information:||Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Date Deposited:||28 May 2012 01:51|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:36|
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