Kovacs, I. 2005.   Origin of the South Australian Heat Flow Anomaly. In: (Eds.) Amos Aikman, Katherine Lilly, Julien Celerier, Istvan Kovacs, and Giselle Estermann, An excursion guide to the Flinders Ranges, South Australia, Journal of the Virtual Explorer, Electronic Edition, ISSN 1441-8142, volume 20, paper 14, doi:10.3809/jvirtex.2005.00137

Origin of the South Australian Heat Flow Anomaly

Istvan Kovacs

Research School of Earth Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, 0200, Australia



The Flinders Range is one of the seismically most active area of the Australian continent, however it is relatively far from recent, active plate boundaries. The question arises as what could be the driving force for the recent tectonic activity.

Keywords: South Australia, Heat Flow, Neotectonics