12.453 | Fall 2005 | Graduate
Crosby Lectures in Geology: History of Africa

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WEEK # Topics
1 600 Million Years of African Geology
2 The Panafrican Orogeny
3 The Wilson Cycle: Geology before the Present Oceans began to Form
4 Undeformed and Deformed Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites
5 The Panafrican Orogeny II
6 Paleomagnetism
7 Paleozoic History
8 Africa in the Early Phases of the Break-up of Pangea (200 to 135 Ma)
9 The Opening of the South Atlantic
10 Africa’s Past 30 Million Years I
11 Africa’s Past 30 Million Years II
12 Africa’s Past 30 Million Years III
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