Mound springs of the Great Artesian Basin in South Australia: a case study from Olympic Dam

  title={Mound springs of the Great Artesian Basin in South Australia: a case study from Olympic Dam},
  author={Gavin M. Mudd},
  journal={Environmental Geology},
  • G. Mudd
  • Published 14 March 2000
  • Environmental Science
  • Environmental Geology
Abstract The mound springs of South Australia are a unique groundwater discharge feature of the Great Artesian Basin (GAB), a deep regional groundwater system that covers 22% of the Australian continent. They are the principal sources of surface water in the arid to semi-arid inland heart of Australia, and have great ecological, scientific, anthropological and economic significance. Excessive development of the Great Artesian Basin over the past century by European activity has seen an overall… 

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