The development of the East African margin during Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous times: a perspective from global tectonics

@article{Reeves2017TheDO,
  title={The development of the East African margin during Jurassic and Lower Cretaceous times: a perspective from global tectonics},
  author={Colin V. Reeves},
  journal={Petroleum Geoscience},
  year={2017},
  volume={24},
  pages={41 - 56}
}
  • C. Reeves
  • Published 8 December 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • Petroleum Geoscience
The eastern margin of Africa resulted from the first successful trans-Gondwana rupture which retraced, in part, the earlier unsuccessful Karoo rift system. Widespread volcanism in southern Africa (182 Ma, Toarcian) presaged NW–SE-directed extension between East Gondwana and West Gondwana (Africa). Rifting turned progressively north–south in orientation, leading quickly to ocean growth off Somalia and off central Mozambique while, elsewhere, strike-slip within the stretched margin came to… 
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