Coastal Geomorphology in Australia

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Academic Press, 1984 - Science - 349 pages
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Contents

Themes in Australian Coastal Geomorphology
9
References
15
Evolution of the Australian Coast
23
Factors Influencing the Evolution of the Continental Margin
31
Conclusions
38
Nature and Scale of Shoreline Mobility and Erosion
57
Conclusion
66
Previous Australian Literature on Beach Ridges
83
References
176
Evidence for Dune Instability during the PMT
182
Relationship between Early Holocene Dune Instability and Sea Level
190
Chenier Plain Formation in Northern Australia
197
Radiocarbon Dating
206
Gippsland Case Study
243
Conclusion
256
Subaerial Denudation and Weathering
263

Conclusion
90
Estuary Evolution
108
Conclusion
118
Drilling Results
125
Aspects of Holocene Reef Growth
131
Introduction
135
Implications for Coastal Geomorphology in the Cairns to Townsville
144
Facies Types
159
Holocene Stratigraphy and SeaLevel History
167
Weathering
271
Formation of Soils
277
Conclusions
285
Quaternary Stratigraphy and SeaLevel Variation
291
Stratigraphic Relationships
302
Discussion
308
Index
343
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