[Book review] The geochronology and evolution of Africa

Precambrian Research



This book was written 'to provide an up-to-date data bank from which those wishing to construct models concerned with the evolution of Africa .... can draw.' As such, it attempts a survey of 'integrated geology and geochronology' of the African continent throughout the Precambrian and into the Phanerozoic. Political and language divisions often hinder the synthesis of continent-wide data, therefore, this well-indexed inventory of selected data and synthesis of present geochronological knowledge for Africa as a whole provides an important reference for researchers and explorationists, many of whom have limited access to complete collections of the geological literature of Africa.

Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title [Book review] The geochronology and evolution of Africa
Series title Precambrian Research
DOI 10.1016/0301-9268(87)90090-8
Volume 36
Issue 2
Year Published 1987
Language English
Publisher Elsevier
Contributing office(s) Alaska Science Center
Description 2 p.
First page 181
Last page 182
Public Comments Review of The geochronology and evolution of Africa: L. Cahen, N.J. Snelling, J. Delhal and J.R. Vail, with the collaboration of M. Bonhomme and D. Ledent. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, 1984, xiii+512pp., £60.00 hardcover.
Other Geospatial Africa
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