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Title: Stratigraphy and palaecology of five late Cainozoic formations in the Kenya Rift Valley
Author: Pickford, Martin Hubert Luke
ISNI:       0000 0000 8352 5929
Awarding Body: Royal Holloway, University of London
Current Institution: Royal Holloway, University of London
Date of Award: 1974
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The geology of five sedimentary units outcropping west of Lake Barinjo in the Kenya Rift Valley is presented. The units range in age from mid-Miocene (about 13 million years) to late-Miocene (about 5 million years). Regional geological mapping has resulted in the determination of the stratigraphic relationships of the sediments, which have been calibrated by radiometric techniques Faunal studies confirm the mid-to late-Miocene ages of the sediments suggested by radiometric age determinations on intercalated lavae. A succession of vertebrate faunas over this time span is presented.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Kaperyon Formation, Sedimentary, Weathering, North Africa