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Germs, G.J.B. 1995. The Neoproterozoic of southwestern Africa, with emphasis on platform stratigraphy and paleontology. Precambrian Research, 73(1–4): 137–151


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The Neoproterozoic of southwestern Africa, with emphasis on platform stratigraphy and paleontology.

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Neoproterozoic sediments in southwestern Africa occur in the Pan-African Kaoko, Khomas, Gariep, Vanrhynsdorp and Saldania Belts. They were deposited in response to rifting, break-up of a supercontinent (formed at ∼ 1000 Ma) and subduction and collisions of the Congo, Kalahari, Rio de la Plata and Malvinas plates. These collisions led to the formation of a Neoproterozoic/Cambrian supercontinent. This paper deals with the geology of the platform successions of the Kaoko, Khomas, Gariep and Vanrhynsdorp Belts.

Year: 1995

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0301926894000753


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