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Stratigraphy of the Koobi Fora Formation (Pliocene and Pleistocene) in the Loiyangalani region of northern Kenya

Gathogo, P; Brown, F H; McDougall, Ian

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Tuffaceous marker beds in the Loiyangalani region were previously identified as correlative with similar beds in the Shungura and Koobi Fora Formations of southwestern Ethiopia and northwestern Kenya. Associated sedimentary strata correlate with the Koobi Fora Formation, and include intercalated basalt flows. In the Loiyangalani region the Koobi Fora Formation has a composite thickness of at least 257 m, and records one time interval for which no strata are known in the Koobi Fora region. Four...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/35058
Source: Journal of African Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2008.01.010

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