Reconstruction of Nuna: A working hypothesis

@inproceedings{Evans2010ReconstructionON,
  title={Reconstruction of Nuna: A working hypothesis},
  author={David J. A. Evans and Ross N. Mitchell and Taylor M. Kilian and Joseph E. Panzik},
  year={2010}
}
Plate-tectonic assembly of Laurentia, during the surprisingly brief interval of 1.9-1.8 Ga, has been appreciated by the geological community for more than two decades (Hoffman, 1988). Nonetheless, the only rigorously quantitative method for reconstructing Precambrian cratons and supercontinents, paleomagnetism, has yet to fulfill its potential in describing the histories of Laurentia's and neighboring continents' amalgamation into the late Paleoproterozoic supercontinent Nuna. Here we describe… CONTINUE READING

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