Climate in Earth History (Studies in Geophysics) by W. Berger

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Britain south o f Iapetus Rock-unit Code Age Lat Long Exeter lavas Whin sill Wackerfield dyke Bristol Upper ORS Hendre & Blodwell intrusive rocks Lower ORS Wales Lavas Somerset & Gloucester Shelve volcanic rocks Builth intrusive rocks Carrock Fell gabbro Builth volcanic rocks Breidden Hills Eycott Group Tramore volcanic rocks Borrowdale Volcanic Group (EL) (WS) (WD) (BS) (HB) 280 281 303 320 320 (ORS) (SG) (SH) (BI) (CA) (BU) (BR) (EG) (TV) (BV) 398 400 440 446 448 450 453 460 460 460 Reference R R R M* M* -46 -44 -49 -32 -32 345 339 349 338 346 Cornwell (1967) Storetvedt & Gidskehaug (1969) Tarling & Mitchell (1973) Morris et al.

Palaeomagnetic results from the Arrochar and Garabal Hill-Glen Fyne igneous complexes, Scotland. Geophysical Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society, 21,457-470. & DUFF, B. A. 1981. Pre-Carboniferous palaeomagnetism of Europe north of the Alpine Orogenic Belt. In: MCELHINNY, M. W. VALENCIO, D. A. (eds) Palaeoreconstruction of the Continents. Geo-dynamic Series, 2, American Geophysical Union, 137-149. -& MORRIS, W. A. 1973. Palaeomagnetic studies in the British Caledonides-III. Igneous rocks of the Northern Lake District, England.

B A C H T A D S E 1 & J. C. B R I D E N 1'2 1 Department of Earth Sciences, Oxford University, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PR, UK 2 Natural Environment Research Council, Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon SN1 1EU, UK Abstract: The currently available palaeomagnetic data base for Gondwana is reviewed and using revised rotation parameters for the fit of the southern continents an attempt has been made to construct an apparent polar wander path for Gondwana during Ordovician to Permo-Carboniferous times using a cubic spline fitting technique.

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