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Major low levels of Lake Malawi and their implications for speciation rates in cichlid fishes
Lake Malawi, the third largest lake in Africa, is several million years old. Lake levels have fluctuated to a considerable extent in the late Pleistocene. Although tectonism may have influencedExpand
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Palaeolimnology and archaeology of Holocene deposits north-east of Lake Turkana, Kenya
Geological, diatom, pollen and archaeological studies, supported by 24 original radiocarbon dates, provide new evidence to illustrate the Holocene history of Lake Turkana, Kenya. High andExpand
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Hominin use of springs and wetlands: Paleoclimate and archaeological records from Olduvai Gorge (~ 1.79–1.74 Ma)
Abstract An interdisciplinary study of the geologic and archaeological records of a 50 ky year period at the Plio-Pleistocene boundary in Olduvai Basin (Tanzania) revealed that a smallExpand
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Geothermal diatoms: a comparative study of floras in hot spring systems of Iceland, New Zealand, and Kenya
Diatom floras were examined from geothermal environments in three contrasting tectonic settings. These included subduction-related acid and alkaline springs in New Zealand; alkaline springs along aExpand
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Sedimentation and recent history of a freshwater wetland in a semi‐arid environment: Loboi Swamp, Kenya, East Africa
Loboi Swamp is a 1AE 5k m 2 freshwater wetland situated near the equator in the Kenya Rift Valley. The climate is semi-arid: precipitation is � 700 mm year )1 , and evapotranspiration is � 2500 mmExpand
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Spatial and temporal distribution of diatoms in sediments of Lake Malawi, Central Africa, and ecological implications
Lake Malawi lies in a major rift valley in Central Africa that is some 700 m deep and 550 km long. A total of 242 cores and 111 grab samples were recovered between 1984 and 1989 and form the dataExpand
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Growth patterns and implications of complex dendrites in calcite travertines from Lýsuhóll, Snæfellsnes, Iceland
Calcite dendrite crystals are important but poorly understood components of calcite travertine that forms around many hot springs. The Lýsuholl hot-spring deposits, located in western Iceland, areExpand
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Human impacts on organic matter sedimentation in a proximal shelf setting, Hong Kong
This research examines the mean grain size characteristics, organic carbon content, C/N ratios, and δ13C and δ15N values preserved in Hong Kong marine sediments, and presents data on localExpand
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Recent eruptive episodes of the Rungwe volcanic field (Tanzania) recorded in lacustrine sediments of the Northern malawi rift
Abstract Discrete ash horizons in Holocene sediments from northern Lake Malawi provide evidence of six eruptive episodes within the nearby Rungwe Volcanic Field between c .9000-360 BP. Rare earthExpand
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