In Australia, the Great Artesian Basin, the largest aquifer in the world, provides most of the country's inland with its only reliable source of freshwater.
What does GAB stand for?
GAB stands for Great Artesian Basin (Australia)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
[FIGURE 2 OMITTED] [FIGURE 3 OMITTED] The Discovery of Lake Eyre and the Great Artesian Basin In 1840 Edward John Eyre struggled through parched land and discovered Lake Eyre South--normally an arid, retina-burning salt playa--unaware that he was heading towards the driest portion of the world's driest inhabited continent.
The Great Artesian Basin (GAB) aquifers were sealed off with casing and cement in accordance with the well design to protect their integrity and prevent any connection between the aquifers and other activities in the well.
Since the heyday of the Great Artesian Basin [a vast aquifer running from the Great Dividing Range to Lake Eyre] when you could drill a bore and hey presto, there was water, Australians have held something of a "magic pudding" attitude to underground resources,' says Matt Kendall, General Manager of the National Water Commission's water science group.
According to Green, "The Great Artesian Basin is a vast body of underground water that lives deep under the surface from central to North Eastern Australia.
Along with Don Henry, I met with senior management at BHP Billiton and Premier Rann in South Australia to put a case against the proposed massive expansion of water taken from the Great Artesian Basin for the Roxby Downs copper and uranium mine.
After seven enjoyable years he decided to study recent marine sedimentation in the epicontinental Baltic Sea, a modern analogue for the marine Cretaceous sequences of the Australian Great Artesian Basin, and went off to Kiel University in Germany to earn a Ph.