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Terrane correlation between Antarctica, Mozambique and Sri Lanka; comparisons of geochronology, lithology, structure and metamorphism and possible implications for the geology of southern Africa and Antarctica

Grantham, Geoff H; Macey, P H; Ingram, B.A.; Roberts, M.P.; Armstrong, Richard; Hokada, T.; Shiraishi, Kazuyuki; Jackson, Christopher; Bisnath, Avinash; Manhica, V.


Analysis of new lithological, structural, metamorphic and geochronological data from extensive mapping in Mozambique permits recognition of two distinct crustal blocks separated by the Lurio Belt shear zone. Extrapolation of the Mozambique data to adjacent areas in Sri Lanka and Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica permits the recognition of similar crustal blocks and allows the interpretation that the various blocks in Mozambique, Sri Lanka and Antarctica were once part of a mega-nappe, forming part...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Geological Society of London Special Publication
DOI: 10.1144/SP308.4


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