Skip navigation
Skip navigation

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

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


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]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of African Earth Sciences
DOI: 10.1016/j.jafrearsci.2008.01.010


File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Gathogo_Stratigraphy_of_the_Koobi_Fora_2008.pdf2.86 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator