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NOVA SCOTIA - A CHIP OF AFRICA ! LATE PALEOZOIC

@inproceedings{2015NOVAS,
  title={NOVA SCOTIA - A CHIP OF AFRICA ! LATE PALEOZOIC},
  author={},
  year={2015}
}
  • Published 2015
The pre-orogenic assemblages can be separated into a northern belt (the Avalon Platform) and a southern zone (the Meguma Belt). The Avalon Plat­ form is composed of Late Cryptozoic and Early Paleozoic shelf sedimentary rocks and volcanics. In contrast, the Meguma Belt contains an Early to Middle Paleozoic succession which shows evidence of shoaling upwards from deep-sea fans to paralic lithosomes. The Belt extends seaward 200 km toward the present continental slope. The two preorogenic belts… Expand

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