- Georgina Basin
The Georgina Basin is a large (ca. 330,000 km²) intracratonic
sedimentary basinin central and northern Australia, lying mostly within the Northern Territoryand partly within Queensland. It is named after the Georgina Riverwhich drains part of the basin. Deposition of locally up to ca. 4 km of marine and non-marine sedimentary rocks took place from the Neoproterozoicto the late Paleozoic(ca. 850-350 Ma). Along with other nearby sedimentary basins of similar age ( Amadeus Basin, Officer Basin), the Georgina Basin is believed to have once been part of the hypothetical Centralian Superbasin, that was fragmented during episodes of tectonic activity.
* [http://www.nt.gov.au/dpifm/Minerals_Energy/Geoscience/index.cfm?newscat1=Georgina%20Basin&newscat2=Georgina%20Basin&header=Georgina%20Basin%20Geological%20Summary Georgina Basin geological summary at Northern Territory Geological Survey]
* [http://www.nt.gov.au/dpifm/Minerals_Energy/Geoscience/index.cfm?header=Georgina%20Basin&newscat1=Proterozoic%20Basins&newscat2=Georgina%20Basin Georgina Basin page at Northern Territory Geological Survey]
* [http://www.nt.gov.au/dpifm/Minerals_Energy/Geoscience/Content/File/2002_004/COVERPAGE.pdf Georgina Basin report at Northern Territory Geological Survey]
Alice Springs Orogeny
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