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The Boundaries of the West African Craton

Series: Geological Society Special Publications Volume: 297

Edited By: N Ennih and J-P Liegeois

536 pages, Illustrations, maps

Geological Society

Hardback | Jul 2008 | #179503 | ISBN-13: 9781862392519
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Boundaries of rigid cratons can be affected by subsequent orogenic events, leading to `metacratonic' characteristics that are poorly understood. This book considers the West African craton boundaries, from the reworked Palaeoproterozoic terranes, through the encircling Pan-African terranes, the early Palaeozoic extension period and the Peri-Gondwanan terranes, the Variscan imprint to the current situation.


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