Precise 40Ar/39Ar geochronology for the upper Koobi Fora Formation, Turkana Basin, northern Kenya

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2006

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McDougall, Ian
Brown, F H

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Geological Society of London

Abstract

The Plio-Pleistocene Koobi Fora Formation, about 560 m thick, crops out east of Lake Turkana and is part of the much larger depositional system of the Omo-Turkana Basin. The upper half of the Koobi Fora Formation from just below the KBS Tuff to above the

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Keywords: archaeological evidence; basin fill; fossil; geochronology; Pleistocene; Pliocene; Africa; East Africa; Sub-Saharan Africa; Turkana Basin; Hominidae

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Journal of the Geological Society

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Journal article

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10.1144/0016-764904-166

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