Assembly and Breakup of Rodinia (Some results of IGCP project 440)

  title={Assembly and Breakup of Rodinia (Some results of IGCP project 440)},
  author={S. Bogdanova and S. Pisarevsky and Z. Li},
  journal={Stratigraphy and Geological Correlation},
The principal results of project 440 “Assembly and Breakup of Rodinia” of the International Geological Correlation Programme (IGCP) are reviewed in this work. A map of that supercontinent compiled using geological and paleomagnetic data describes global paleogeography 900 Ma ago. The assembly of Rodinia, which comprised most of Precambrian continental blocks, lasted ca. 400 m.y. (from 1300 to 900 Ma). Its breakup presumably triggered by mantle superplume took place between 830 and 650 Ma. The… Expand

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