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Hydrogeological Atlas of the Great Artesian Basin.

The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) is one of Australia's most significant hydrogeological entities covering more than 1.7 million square kilometres, underlying parts of Queensland, New South Wales, South Australia and the Northern Territory. The GAB contains a vast volume of underground water (estimated at 64,900 million megalitres) and is the largest groundwater basin in Australia. Groundwater resources in the GAB are used to support the pastoral, agricultural, and resource sectors as well as supplying water to inland communities. Properly managing these groundwater resources, often for competing interests, requires an understanding of how the groundwater system works at a regional scale.

This atlas presents a compilation of maps documenting some of the key regional geological, hydrogeological and hydrochemical aspects of the GAB. It provides insights into the current understanding of the regional geometry and physical characteristics of the rocks and water contained within this vast groundwater basin and baseline information against which future changes can be assessed.

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Field Value
Title Hydrogeological Atlas of the Great Artesian Basin.
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Data Status inactive
Update Frequency annually
Landing Page https://data.gov.au/dataset/6cd3e059-d1ac-4868-9225-ee1b335d448b
Date Published 2017-06-25
Date Updated 2018-06-26
Geospatial Coverage {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[130.0, -35.0], [153.0, -35.0], [153.0, -10.0], [130.0, -10.0], [130.0, -35.0]]]}
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal Geoscience Australia CSW Harvester
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