A Geological History of the Turkana Basin

@article{Feibel2011AGH,
  title={A Geological History of the Turkana Basin},
  author={Craig S. Feibel},
  journal={Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues},
  year={2011},
  volume={20}
}
  • C. Feibel
  • Published 1 November 2011
  • Geology, Geography
  • Evolutionary Anthropology: Issues
The Turkana Basin preserves a long and detailed record of biotic evolution, cultural development, and rift valley geology in its sedimentary strata. Before the formation of the modern basin, Cretaceous fluvial systems, Paleogene lakes, and Oligo‐Miocene volcano‐sedimentary sequences left fossil‐bearing strata in the region. These deposits were in part related to an early system of rift basins that stretched from Sudan to the Indian Ocean. The present‐day basin has its origins in Pliocene… 

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