The Late Palaeozoic relations between Gondwana and Laurussia

@article{Mckerrow2000TheLP,
  title={The Late Palaeozoic relations between Gondwana and Laurussia},
  author={W. S. Mckerrow and Conall Mac Niocaill and Per Erik Ahlberg and Geoff Clayton and Christopher J. Cleal and R. M. C. Eagar},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  year={2000},
  volume={179},
  pages={20 - 9}
}
Abstract Reconstructions based on biogeography, palaeomagnetism and facies distributions indicate that, in later Palaeozoic time, there were no wide oceans separating the major continents. During the Silurian and Early Devonian time, many oceans became narrower so that only the less mobile animals and plants remained district. There were several continental collisions: the Tornquist Sea (between Baltica and Avalonia) closed in Late Ordovician time, the Iapetus Ocean (between Laurentia and the… 

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