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March 25, 1976

AIRMAIL

The Manager
Burrindudu Pastoral Station
via Halls Creek, W.A.
Australia 6770

Dear Sir,

One of my principal scientific interests is the investigation of recent meteorite craters and unusual geological structures that may be the vestiges of ancient meteorite impacts. In this connection I spent some time at the Wolf Creek Crater, south of Halls Creek, in 1963 and 1967. Recently, while examining the Halls Creek 1:1 million map, I became intrigued by the ring of hills (outlined on the enclosed mapy) in your region. I shall be in Australia in August to attend an International Geological Congress in Sydney, and would like to take the o opportunity to visit this locality. As far as I can ascertain here in Washington, the easiest way to get there is to fly from Sydney to Kunanurra, rent a vehicle there, and drive to your station. However, I feel that I need someone with local knowledge to guide me to the area itself. I think one or two days in the area would be sufficient for me to decide on its geological origin. Could I get someone from your station to help me in this way?

My present schedule puts me in Sydney on August 7, and I could reach your station within a couple of days. 

Sincerely yours,

Brian Mason
Curator
Department of Mineral Sciences

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