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8424-3 Buenba Creek

This information has been developed from the publications:

    • Sites of Geological and Geomorphological Significance in Central Gippsland (1981) by Neville Rosengren, M.S McRae-Williams and S.M Kraemers.
    • Sites of Geological and Geomorphological Significance in the Gippsland Lakes Catchment (1984) by Neville Rosengren.
    • Sites of Geological and Geomorphological Significance in East Gippsland, Victoria (1981) by Neville Rosengren, M.S McRae-Williams
Geological heritage sites, including sites of geomorphological interest and volcanic heritage sites, are under regular revision by the Geological Society of Australia, especially in the assessment of significance and values. Reference should be made to the most recent reports. See the Earth Science Heritage section of the Geological Society of Australia website for details of geological heritage reports, and a bibliography.


785375. 14 kilometres north-east of Pendergast Lookout.
8424 1 to 4
Sites 8424 1-4


River gorge, entrenched meander, pocket alluvium and a major fault lineament.


Tom Groggin Track.


Crown Land


Movements on the Buenba Fault have markedly affected the landforms in the area. A scarp cut in Ordovician sediments forms a prominent lineament trending north-east, while to the west of the scarp, Buenba Creek has cut a gorge distinctive for its entrenched meanders. Drainage disruption by the fault has resulted in the formation of pockets of alluvium, separated by area of greater stream gradient and steeper valley side slopes.


Local. Area provides a further example of faulting which is prominent in the Eastern Highlands of Victoria.


Because of the area covered by the site, the value of the significant geological/ geomorphological features is unlikely to be seriously reduced by localised land disturbance.
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