Quaternary glaciation in Africa: key chronologies and climatic implications

@article{Mark2008QuaternaryGI,
  title={Quaternary glaciation in Africa: key chronologies and climatic implications},
  author={Bryan G. Mark and Henry A. Osmaston},
  journal={Journal of Quaternary Science},
  year={2008},
  volume={23}
}
  • B. Mark, H. Osmaston
  • Published 1 September 2008
  • Environmental Science, Geography
  • Journal of Quaternary Science
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