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Timing of Grenville-age vs. Pan-African medium- to high grade metamorphism in western Dronning Maud Land (East Antarctica) and significance for correlations in Rodinia and Gondwana

Jacobs, Jeffrey Bruce; Fanning, Christopher; Bauer, Wolfgang


Heimefrontfjella in western Dronning Maud Land, East Antarctica, is part of the c. 1.1 Ga Namaqua-Natal-Maud Belt. It is situated at an important location, both for Rodinia reconstructions and at the western orogenic front of the Late Neoproterozoic/Early Palaeozoic East African/Antarctic Orogen. Six basement samples help to precisely date the Grenville-age metamorphism between c. 1090 and 1060 Ma. These dates indicate that palaeomagnetic data from the Coats Land Block to the south of the Maud...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: Precambrian Research
DOI: 10.1016/S0301-9268(03)00048-2


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