Ancient river system revealed by geologists

Geologists from the University of Adelaide have gained insight into the ancient Australian landscape and its major river drainage systems of 80 million years ago.

The research team analysed mineral grains contained in sediment from the Ceduna Delta, which revealed a series of fast-flowing rivers existed in an area that now encompasses the Nullarbor Plain.

By exploring the origin and nature of the reservoir rocks the research seeks to discover the potential for oil and gas production in the delta.

Read more at University of Adelaide