The Tertiary North-Atlantic organic matter (palynofacies) off NW-Africa reflects ocean-floor spreading and continental drift in Eocene time, and indicates beginning of the desertification of the Sahara in early Miocene

Author(s): Sittler, C.; Schuler, M.; Rauscher, Raymond
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Univ. Louis Pasteur, Cent. Sedimentol., Strasbourg, France
Volume Title: First meeting of the European Union of Geosciences
Source: Terra Cognita, Vol.( Special issue), p.109; First meeting of the European Union of Geosciences, Strasbourg, France, April 13-16, 1981. Publisher: European Union of Geosciences, Strasbourg, France. ISSN: 0290-9944
Note: In English
Year of Publication: 1981
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 02 Geochemistry; 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; Africa; Atlantic Ocean Islands; Canary Islands; Cape Verde Islands; Cenozoic; Clastic rocks; Continental margin; DSDP Site 367; DSDP Site 369; DSDP Site 370; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Desertification; Eocene; Geochemistry; Leg 41; Lower Eocene; Lower Miocene; Miocene; Morocco; Neogene; North Africa; Oligocene; Organic compounds; Organic materials; Paleoclimatology; Paleogene; Sahara; Sedimentary rocks; Stratigraphy; Tertiary; West Africa
Coordinates: N122913 N122913 W0200250 W0200250
N263533 N263533 W0145955 W0145955
N325015 N325015 W0104634 W0104634
Record ID: 1985075121
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