Gondwana Eight: Assembly, Evolution and Dispersal: Proceedings of the 8th Gondwana symposium, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, June'91, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Gondwana Eight: Assembly, Evolution and Dispersal

Proceedings of the 8th Gondwana symposium, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, June'91, 1st Edition

Edited by R.H. Findlay, R. Unrug, M.R. Banks, J.J. Veevers

CRC Press

636 pages

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Presenting new data on the now classical aspects of Gondwana geology, this work also highlights the increasing international interest as to how the Gondwana supercontinent was assembled. The book is organized according to three themes: assembly, evolution and dispersal, containing 57 papers of specialists in the area.

Assembly: Late Proterozoic-Early Palaeozoic mobile belts of Gondwana, South America, Africa & Australo-Antarctica.

Evolution: Detailed palynological & palaeontological research of Late Palaeozoic- Mesozoic palaeoclimate.

Dispersal: Novel approach to predicting past plate motions followed by series of papers covering the break-up history of Gondwana;

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI019000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / General
SCI031000
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology