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a type of sedimentary basin formed adjacent to thrust belts and fault-bounded uplifts, and typically infilled with very thick accumulations of sedimentary rocks

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description a type of sedimentary basin formed adjacent to thrust belts and fault-bounded uplifts, and typically infilled with very thick accumulations of sedimentary rocks
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description a type of sedimentary basin formed adjacent to thrust belts and fault-bounded uplifts, and typically infilled with very thick accumulations of sedimentary rocks
editorial note Approved December 2015
label foreland basin
note This term and definition is used in technical products in the Bioregional Assessment Programme, a collaboration between the Australian Government Department of the Environment, the Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and Geoscience Australia. For more information see http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au.
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rights © Commonwealth of Australia 2016. All content in this entry is provided under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia Licence . The Bioregional Assessment Programme requests attribution as '© Commonwealth of Australia 2016 (Bioregional Assessment Programme http://www.bioregionalassessments.gov.au)'.
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