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Great Artesian Basin - Adori-Springbok Aquifer - Thickness and Extent

The Adori-Springbok Aquifer - Thickness and Extent data set, is one of a set that represents the hydrostratigraphic units of the Great Artesian Basin, which include five major aquifers, four intervening aquitards, and the Cenozoic cover to the GAB. There are five layers in the Adori-Springbok Aquifer map data. A: Formation Extent B: Outcrop extent C: Isopach Raster D: Isopach Contours E: Data Point Locations The datasets have been derived from the lithostratigraphic intercepts in drillhole data from petroleum exploration wells, water bores, and stratigraphic wells. Seismic correlation and assessment of hydrogeological character based on electrofacies have not been used. The working datasest for this study has been derived primarily from the following databases: 1. PEPS-SA (Petroleum Exploration and Production System - South Australia) (Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA, 2011) 2. WaterConnect Groundwater database (Govt. of SA, 2011) 3. QPED (Queensland Petroleum exploration database) (Geological Survey of Queensland, 2010). 4. GABLOG (Great Artesian Basin Well Log Dataset) (Habermehl, 2001) 5. Additional supplementary information was derived from published reports listed in the following section. This is a regional interpretation for mapping at approximately 1:1 000 000 to produce a broad scale overview, and examination of small areas by collecting extra data is most likely to produce results that differ from this regional interpretation. This dataset and associated metadata can be obtained from www.ga.gov.au, using catalogue number 81680. Associated report reference: Ransley, T., Radke, B., Feitz, A., Kellett, J., Owens, R., Bell, J. and Stewart, G., 2015. Hydrogeological Atlas the Great Artesian Basin. Geoscience Australia. Canberra. [available from www.ga.gov.au using catalogue number 79790] References - main data sources - Department of Primary Industries and Regions SA (2011). Petroleum Exploration and Production System - South Australia (PEPS-SA). Version 2011-06-15. Retrieved from http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/petroleum/access_to_data/peps-sa_database - Geological Survey of Queensland (2010). Queensland Petroleum Exploration Data (QPED) database. Retrieved 25 September 2011, from http://mines.industry.qld.gov.au/geoscience/geoscience-wireline-log-data.htm. - Govt. of South Australia (2011). WaterConnect Groundwater database [available at https://www.waterconnect.sa.gov.au]. - Geoscience Australia, 2013. Mesozoic Geology of the Carpentaria and Laura Basins. Scale 1:6000000. Geoscience Australia, Canberra. [available from www.ga.gov.au using catalogue number 75840] - Habermehl, M. A. (2001). Wire-line logged water bores in the Great Artesian Basin, Australia - digital data of logs and water bore data acquired by AGSO. Australian Geological Survey Organisation Bulletin 245. Canberra, Bureau of Rural Sciences: ix, 98 p.

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Title Great Artesian Basin - Adori-Springbok Aquifer - Thickness and Extent
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency notPlanned
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/dataset/2d281119-a870-4639-968d-8ed29fc46968
Date Published 2017-06-25
Date Updated 2017-06-25
Contact Point
Geoscience Australia
Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[132.07, -33.69], [153.18, -33.69], [153.18, -9.01], [132.07, -9.01], [132.07, -33.69]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Geoscience Australia CSW Harvester
Publisher/Agency Geoscience Australia
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