Mesozoic and Tertiary Geology of Southern Africa
A Global Approach to Geology
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The study of southern African Mesozoic and Tertiary strata has long had a low priority in both academic and commercial circles, and with the notable exception of diamonds, rocks of this age have not been thought to contain much worth digging up. This reference list contains approximately 750 entries and provides a review and synthesis of data on the Mesozoic and Tertiary rocks of southern Africa, seen in the context of Gondwana fragmentation.
Table of Contents
1 SOUTHERN AFRICA AND ITS POST-PALAEOZOIC SETTING 2 TRIASSIC TO EARLY JURASSIC ROCKS OF THE INTRACRATONIC BASINS 3 THE CAPE FOLD BELT 4 MIDDLE JURASSIC TO LOWER CRETACEOUS 5 UPPER CRETACEOUS 6 TERTIARY 7 SUMMARY OF MESOZOIC AND TERTIARY IGNEOUS ACTIVITY
R.V.DINGLE University of Cape Town, W.G.SIESSER Vanderbilt University, Nashville, A.R.NEWTON University of Cape Town