The Australian Stress Map

@article{Hillis2000TheAS,
  title={The Australian Stress Map},
  author={Richard R. Hillis and Scott D. Reynolds},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={157},
  pages={915 - 921}
}
Knowledge of the in situ stress field of the Australian continent has increased greatly since compilation of the World Stress Map in 1992, principally by analysis of borehole breakouts and drilling-induced tensile fractures in petroleum wells. Stress orientations are variable across the Australian continent as a whole. However, within 15 of 16 individual stress provinces defined in the Australian continent (of one to a few hundred kilometres scale), mean stress orientations are statistically… 

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