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The West African Orogens and Circum-Atlantic Correlatives

Series: International Geological Correlation Programme Project

Edited By: RD Dallmeyer and JP Lecorche


Hardback | Dec 1991 | #14513 | ISBN: 3540524126
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This is the first synthesis on the West African Craton (sensu largo) presenting the Precambrian to Late Paleozoic evolution in light of its origin as a part of Gondwanaland. Furthermore, correlations with such Circum-Atlantic orogens as Iberian, Appalachian, Brazilian are elucidated. The belts surrounding the late Archean - early Proterozoic West African Craton are described according to thier stratigraphy, sedimentology, deformation, metamorphism, magmatism, and recent geochronological data.

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