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Field guide to geological sights in the Grahamstown area

  title={Field guide to geological sights in the Grahamstown area},
  author={Steffen H B{\"u}ttner and Stephen A. Prevec and Robert W. Gess},



A lamprey from the Devonian period of South Africa

A marine/estuarine fossil lamprey from the Famennian (Late Devonian) of South Africa is reported, the identity of which is established easily because many of the key specializations of modern forms are already in place, evidence that agnathans close to modern lampreys had evolved before the end of the Devonian period.

Late Devonian shoreline changes: an analysis of Witteberg Group stratigraphy in the Grahamstown area

Exposures in the lower Witteberg Group in the vicinity of Grahamstown record the change-over from a lobate deltaic shoreline to a linear barrier-island shoreline. The basal part of the sequence, the

High-latitude Chondrichthyans from the Late Devonian (Famennian) Witpoort formation of South Africa

Abstract New material from the Late Devonian Witpoort Formation (Witteberg Group, Cape Supergroup) of Waterloo Farm (Grahamstown, South Africa) includes teeth, spines, and rare endoskeletal remains

Reciprocal flexural behaviour and contrasting stratigraphies: a new basin development model for the Karoo retroarc foreland system, South Africa

The main Karoo Basin of South Africa is a Late Carboniferous–Middle Jurassic retroarc foreland fill, developed in front of the Cape Fold Belt (CFB) in relation to subduction of the palaeo‐Pacific

The Earliest Record of Terrestrial Animals in Gondwana: A Scorpion from the Famennian (Late Devonian) Witpoort Formation of South Africa

  • R. Gess
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • 2013
The new genus and species, Gondwanascorpio emzantsiensis, are described on the basis of fragments from the Famennian (Late Devonian) Waterloo Farm locality near Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa, providing the first evidence of Palaeozoic scorpions from Gondwana.

The first Borthriolepis - associated Devonian fish fauna from Africa

  • South African Journal of Science
  • 1994

Vertebrate Diversity of the Late Devonian ( Famennian ) Deposit near Grahamstown , South Africa

  • Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology
  • 2008