The African landscape through space and time

@inproceedings{Paul2014TheAL,
  title={The African landscape through space and time},
  author={J Paul and Gareth Roberts},
  year={2014}
}
It is generally accepted that Cenozoic epeirogeny of the African continent is moderated by convective circulation of the mantle. Nevertheless, the spatial and temporal evolution of Africa’s “basin-and-swell” physiography is not well known. Here we show how continental drainage networks can be used to place broad constraints on the pattern of uplift through space and time. First, we assemble an inventory of 710 longitudinal river profiles that includesmajor tributaries of the 10 largest… CONTINUE READING
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