Cambrian paleosols and landscapes of South Australia

@article{Retallack2008CambrianPA,
  title={Cambrian paleosols and landscapes of South Australia},
  author={Gregory J. Retallack},
  journal={Australian Journal of Earth Sciences},
  year={2008},
  volume={55},
  pages={1083 - 1106}
}
  • G. Retallack
  • Published 1 December 2008
  • Geography, Environmental Science, Geology
  • Australian Journal of Earth Sciences
Cambrian marine, grey shales are widespread, and so are Cambrian intertidal, redbeds with weakly developed marine-influenced paleosols. A broader view of Cambrian landscapes and soilscapes now comes from paleosols of alluvial coastal plains of the Cambrian (to Ordovician?) Parachilna, Billy Creek, Moodlatana, Balcoracana, Pantapinna and Grindstone Range Formations in the central Flinders Ranges of South Australia. Paleosols are recognised by soil structures such as calcareous nodules (caliche… 
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