Magmatism in Extensional Structural Settings: The by A. B. Kampunzu, M. Popoff (auth.), Professor Dr. A. B.

By A. B. Kampunzu, M. Popoff (auth.), Professor Dr. A. B. Kampunzu, Professor Dr. R. T. Lubala (eds.)

The African continent is exclusive in that it has escaped frequent orogenic task after the Pan African orogenic occasion. accordingly, the African Plate presents the world's most sensible instance of the connection among extensional magmatism and structural environment. this primary whole and up to date assessment, written by means of prime scientists, discusses the evolutionary version and gives a brand new and trustworthy foundation for scientists engaged on plate tectonics and extensional components in different continents.

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Nelson, London, 532 p Busk HG (1945) On the normal faulting of rift valley structures. Geol Mag 82:37 -44 Dixey F (1946) Erosion and tectonics in the East African rift system. Q J Geol Soc Lond 102:339-388 Gortani M (1949) II problema delle fosse tettoniche africane e Ie ricerche italiane in Dancalia. Ann Herbert Haug, Lab Geol Fac Sci Univ Paris 7, 200-222 [read to the Accad Sci 1st Bologna 23 Mai 1944] Vening-Meinesz FA (1950) Les "grabens" africains, resultat de compression ou de tension dans la croiite terrestre.

Personally encouraged by Suess, another Scotsman, John Walter Gregory, made bold and vigorous investigation of the central sector of the Kenyan graben during March-August 1893 (Gregory 1894). During this work, Gregory made a remarkable The Discovery of African Rift Geology: a Summary 13 solo survey of the high-altitude geology of Mt. Kenya (Gregory 1900). Gregory confirmed and elaborated on some of Suess' ideas in a 422-page travelogue entitled The Great Rift Valley, published in 1896. Gregory had already introduced the English term "rift valley" in his 1894 article, defining it as "a linear valley with parallel and almost vertical sides, which has fallen owing to a series of parallel faults".

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