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Ancient seaways, sediments, and their recorded history in Nigeria

Oluwafeyisola S. Adegoke

Ancient seaways, sediments, and their recorded history in Nigeria

an inaugural lecture delivered at the University of Ife on 25th April, 1978

by Oluwafeyisola S. Adegoke

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Published by University of Ife Press in [Ile-Ife, Nigeria] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Rocks, Sedimentary.,
    • Paleogeography -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 37-39.

      Statementby O.S. Adegoke.
      SeriesInaugural lecture series / University of Ife, Nigeria ;, 31, Inaugural lecture series (University of Ife) ;, 31.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS633.I43 A32 no. 31, QE471 A32 no. 31
      The Physical Object
      Pagination40 p. :
      Number of Pages40
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3036818M
      LC Control Number82126328

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INTRODUCTION The official definition of a sedimentary basin is: a low area in the Earth’s crust, of tectonic origin, in which sediments ntary basins range in size from as small as hundreds of meters to Identifying these gateways (barriers) and their geometry and refining the time of their inception is of fundamental importance to delineating the scenario of the past climatic history of the Earth.

The major Mesozoic and Cenozoic paleogeographic events (opening or closing of marine gateways) and the associated effect on paleocirculation and Footnotes.

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