Early Cambrian continental reconstructions

  title={Early Cambrian continental reconstructions},
  author={W. S. Mckerrow and Christopher R. Scotese and Martin D. Brasier},
  journal={Journal of the Geological Society},
  pages={599 - 606}
Climatically-related sedimentary facies and faunal distributions have been combined with palaeomagnetic data to make provisional reconstructions of the early Cambrian world. Laurentia, Baltica and Siberia appear to have formed a continental group which rifted apart from each other prior to 600 Ma. The consolidation of much of Gondwana probably occurred (in the Pan-African orogeny) well before the Cambrian, though the assembly of several east Asian terranes is still speculative. The… 

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