Skip navigation
Skip navigation

A history of Proterozoic terranes in southern South America: From Rodinia to Gondwana

Casquet, Cesar; Rapela, Carlos W; Pankhurst, Robert J; Baldo, Edgardo; Galindo, Carmen; Fanning, Christopher; Dahlquist, Juan A.; Saavedra, J

Description

The role played by Paleoproterozoic cratons in southern South America from the Mesoproterozoic to the Early Cambrian is reconsidered here. This period involved protracted continental amalgamation that led to formation of the supercontinent Rodinia, followed by Neoproterozoic continental break-up, with the consequent opening of Clymene and Iapetus oceans, and finally continental re-assembly as Gondwana through complex oblique collisions in the Late Neoproterozoic to Early Cambrian. The evidence...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/52238
Source: Geoscience Frontiers (Previously Earth Science Frontiers)
DOI: 10.1016/j.gsf.2011.11.004

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Casquet_A_history_of_Proterozoic_2012.pdf632.67 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


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

Updated:  20 July 2017/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator