The Neoproterozoic and Palaeozoic palaeomagnetic data for the Siberian Platform: From Rodinia to Pangea

  title={The Neoproterozoic and Palaeozoic palaeomagnetic data for the Siberian Platform: From Rodinia to Pangea},
  author={Mark A. Smethurst and A. N. Khramov and Trond H. Torsvik},
  journal={Earth-Science Reviews},
Abstract Using the most reliable palaeomagnetic data from the Siberian Platform we have constructed an apparent polar wander (APW) path extending between 1100 Ma and 250 Ma. From this we derive the palaeo-latitudinal drift history and orientation change of Siberia through the Neoproterozoic and Palaeozoic. Comparison of selected palaeomagnetic data from Siberia north and south of the Viljuy basin confirms a mid-Palaeozoic anticlockwise rotation of northern Siberia relative to southern Siberia… Expand

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