The tectonostratigraphic evolution, seismic interpretation and 2D section restoration of the offshore eastern Otway Basin, Victoria, Australia
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The Otway rift basin is located on the northwest trending passive margin that extends from southeast Australia to the neighboring the Sorell Basin, west of King Island. The formation of the Otway Basin is associated with the breakup of Gondwana during the late Jurassic/early Cretaceous, and the basin comprises two rifting and multiple inversion events reflected by eight basin supersequences. The basin contains sediments deposited from Upper Jurassic to Holocene and the extent of the basin is 150,000 km2, of which 80% lies offshore. Although the eastern Otway Basin has been investigated in both ...