Bells Beach, Surf Coast Shire, Victoria, Australia
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° 22' 5'' South , 144° 17' 2'' East|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||-38.36812,144.28395|
|Köppen climate type:||Cfb : Temperate oceanic climate|
Beach sands containing a significant proportion of magnetic material.
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3 valid minerals.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Rupelian - Lutetian|
28.1 - 47.8 Ma
Age: Paleogene (28.1 - 47.8 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Nirranda Group
Description: Fine-grained marginal marine/littoral sediments; marl.
Reference: Raymond, O.L., Liu, S., Gallagher, R., Zhang, W., Highet, L.M. Surface Geology of Australia 1:1 million scale dataset 2012 edition. Commonwealth of Australia (Geoscience Australia).