Journal article

The character, origin and palaeoenvironmental significance of the Wonderkrater spring mound, South Africa

TS McCarthy, WN Ellery, L Backwell, P Marren, B de Klerk, S Tooth, D Brandt, S Woodborne

Journal of African Earth Sciences | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2010

University of Melbourne Researchers


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank Dr. Walter Ward, owner of the site, for permission to work on the property and for generously accommodating us during our field work. We also thank farm manager Zacharia (Sakkie) Kekana for general assistance on the site, and Matt Kitching and Rhod McRae-Samuel for technical assistance. Financial support was provided by the National Research Foundation (NRF), University Research Council, University of the Witwatersrand, Palaeontology Scientific Trust (PAST) and Cultural Service of the French Embassy in South Africa, and supported by the National Museum, Bloemfontein. The archaeological investigation was conducted with a SAHRA excavation permit (No. 80/05/05/017/51) issued 13th July 2005 to Lucinda Backwell.