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Bubbler mound spring
Title : Bubbler mound spring Bubbler mound spring
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Creator : Woolley, Toby, photographer
Date of creation : 2005
Format : Photograph
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The Bubbler Mound Spring near the Curdimurka Wabma Kadarbu Conservation Park and Lake Eyre South.

Mound springs are 'geomorphic formations raised above the surrounding land surface formed by a deposit of minerals and sediment brought up from artesian aquifers or confining beds by water at certain natural discharge points in the Basin. Mound springs are generally confined to the south-western corner of the Basin.' - Great Artesian Basin Coordinating Committee website

Coverage year : 2005
Region : Flinders Ranges and Far North - Outback
Further reading :
Wheeler, H. W. Artesian bores of South Australia : an annotated photographic record, 1939-1948, Warradale, S. Aust. : Pioneer Books, 1980
South Australia's mound springs / edited by John Greenslade, Leo Joseph & Anne Reeves, Adelaide : Nature Conservation Society of South Australia, 1985

Harris, Colin "Oasis in the Desert; the mound springs of northern South Australia" Proceedings of Royal Geographical Society of Australasia (South Australian Branch), vol 81, 1980-1981 p 26-39

Hercus, LA The story of Gudnanamba. Adelaide, Government Printer, 1980

Natural History of the North East Deserts edited by M.J. Tyler et al chapter 9 Mound Springs by WE Boyd. [Adelaide, S. Aust.]: Royal Society of South Australia, 1990

Mound Springs Heritage Survey. Adelaide, Department of Environment and Planning, 1986

Internet links :
Great Artesian Basin : South Australian Department for Water, Land and Biodiversity Conservation factsheet
Wabma Kadarbu Mound Springs Conservation Park : ParksWeb - Department for Environment and Heritage website
Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative : Commonwealth Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry website



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