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Foraminifera and palaeoenvironment of elevated Late Pleistocene sands, White Rock Point, southeastern Tasmania

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Lewis, D and Quilty, PG 2009 , 'Foraminifera and palaeoenvironment of elevated Late Pleistocene sands, White Rock Point, southeastern Tasmania' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 143, no. 2 , pp. 95-100 .

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Abstract

A well-preserved foraminiferal fauna similar to that living in nearby Ralphs Bay in southeastern Tasmania is documented from raised shallow-water sediment of 130-119 Ka age (Late Pleistocene; Marine Isotope Stage 5e) at about 24m above modern sea level on White Rock Point.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Lewis, D and Quilty, PG
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
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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