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Ancient Supercontinents and the Paleogeography of Earth

1st Edition - October 6, 2021

Editors: Lauri J. J Pesonen, Johanna Salminen, Sten-Ake Elming, David A.D. A.D. Evans, Toni Veikkolainen

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 8 5 3 3 - 9
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 8 5 3 4 - 6

Ancient Supercontinents and the Paleogeography of Earth offers a systematic examination of Precambrian cratons and supercontinents. Through detailed maps of drift histories and pa… Read more

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Ancient Supercontinents and the Paleogeography of Earth offers a systematic examination of Precambrian cratons and supercontinents. Through detailed maps of drift histories and paleogeography of each continent, this book examines topics related to Earth’s tectonic evolution prior to Pangea, including plate kinematics, orogenic development, and paleoenvironments. Additionally, this book discusses the methodologies used, principally paleomagnetism and tectonostratigraphy, and addresses geophysical topics of mantle dynamics and geodynamo evolution over billions of years. Structured clearly with consistent coverage for Precambrian cratons, this book combines state-of-the-art paleomagnetic and geochronologic data to reconstruct the paleogeography of the Earth in the context of major climatic events such as global glaciations. It is an ideal, up-to-date reference for geoscientists and geographers looking for answers to questions surrounding the tectonic evolution of Earth.