Upper mantle structure of the Saharan Metacraton

@inproceedings{AbdElSalam2011UpperMS,
  title={Upper mantle structure of the Saharan Metacraton},
  author={Mohamed AbdElSalam and Stephen S. Gao and J M Liegeois},
  year={2011}
}
The 500,000 km Saharan Metacraton in northern Africa (metacraton refers to a craton that has been mobilized during an orogenic event but that is still recognisable through its rheological, geochronological and isotopic characteristics) is an Archean–Paleoproterozoic cratonic lithosphere that has been destabilized during the Neoproterozoic. It extends from the Arabian–Nubian Shield in the east to the TransSaharan Belt in the west, and from the Oubanguides Orogenic Belt in the south to the… CONTINUE READING

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