Volcanoes of the Tibesti massif (Chad, northern Africa)

  title={Volcanoes of the Tibesti massif (Chad, northern Africa)},
  author={Jason L. Permenter and Clive Oppenheimer},
  journal={Bulletin of Volcanology},
The Tibesti massif, one of the most prominent features of the Sahara desert, covers an area of some 100,000 km2. Though largely absent from scientific inquiry for several decades, it is one of the world’s major volcanic provinces, and a key example of continental hot spot volcanism. The intense activity of the TVP began as early as the Oligocene, though the major products that mark its surface date from Lower Miocene to Quaternary (Furon (Geology of Africa. Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh (trans 1963… Expand

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