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Boondelbah Island, Gloucester Co., New South Wales, Australia

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 32° 42' 25'' South , 152° 13' 42'' East
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): -32.70705,152.22842
GeoHash:G#: r6hmbjc7e
Köppen climate type:Cfa : Humid subtropical climate


Boondelbah Island was gazetted as a fauna Reserve (Boondelbah Nature Reserve) in January 1960.

The island is located 1.4 kms south of Cabbage Tree Island and has an area of approximately 9.3 hectares.

The island is an important habitat for the Gould’s Petrel (Pterodroma leucoptera leucoptera).

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'Basalt'
Reference: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (2010) John Gould Nature Reserve and Boondelbah Nature Reserve Plan of Management. Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water.

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Regional Geology

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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Carboniferous
298.9 - 358.9 Ma



ID: 717305
Nerong Volcanics, Berrico Creek Formation, Conger Formation

Age: Carboniferous (298.9 - 358.9 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Nerong Volcanics; Berrico Creek Formation; Conger Formation

Description: Rhyodacitic ignimbrite, thickly bedded to cross-stratified lithic sandstone, conglomerate; minor dacite, andesite, volcanic breccia, rhyolitic pitchstone, mudstone, discontinuous limestone, carbonaceous shale, lithic crystal tuff

Comments: igneous felsic volcanic; feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite; synthesis of multiple published descriptions

Lithology: Igneous felsic volcanic; feldspar- or lithic-rich arenite to rudite

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). [5]

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NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (2010) John Gould Nature Reserve and Boondelbah Nature Reserve Plan of Management. Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water.


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