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Geologische Rundschau

, Volume 70, Issue 1, pp 91–127 | Cite as

Phanerozoic equal-area maps

  • A. G. Smith
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Abstract

This paper outlines a method used to make paleocontinental maps and outlines its limitations. 15 pairs of new Lambert equal-area paleocontinental maps are presented, drawn at 40 Ma intervals from the present-day back to 560 Ma (early Cambrian time).

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Cambrian Cambrian Time Early Cambrian Time 
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Zusammenfassung

15 Paare von paläoglobalen Karten werden hier nach einer Lambertschen flächengetreuen Projektion mit Hilfe eines Rechnerprogrammes dargestellt. Der Zeitabschnitt umfaßt in 40 Mill. Jahres-Schritten die letzten 560 Mill. Jahre seit dem Kambrium.

Résumé

Ce travail définit la méthode utilisée pour dresser des cartes paléocontinentales, ainsi que ses limitations. — 15 paires de cartes paléocontinentales sont présentées, dessinées à des intervalles de 40 M. a. depuis l'époque actuelle jusqu'à 560 M. a. (début du Cambrien).

Краткое содержание

Описан метод, применя ющийся для составлен ия палеоконтинентальн ых карт, а также его возмо жности. Предлагается 15 новых карт одной и той же области, охватывающи х период от сегодняшн его для до раннего кембрия, т.е. 560 миллионов лет, при чем каждая из них соот ветствует примерно 40 миллионам лет.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. G. Smith
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Earth SciencesCambridgeEngland

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