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Journal Article
Published: 07 September 2016
Seismological Research Letters (2016) 87 (6): 1406-1416.
...) acquiring MT data. (d) Godson Kamihanda (Geological Survey of Tanzania) describes seismic station to high‐school students. (e) Nelson Boniface (University of Dar es Salaam) and Gary Mesko ( LDEO ) acquiring samples from Rungwe volcanic province. (f) M/V Katundu in port in Chilumba following...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2016
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2016) 86 (10): 1179-1207.
... and the Tanzania Craton to the northeast, by the Ufipa fault and uplifted Ufipa block to the west, and by the Rungwe Volcanic Province and Mbozi block to the south and southwest ( Ebinger et al. 1989 ; Kilembe and Rosendahl 1992 ). Archean granitoids and uplifted Proterozoic metamorphic rocks of the Ubendian...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 February 2017
AAPG Bulletin (2017) 101 (2): 143-159.
..., Tanzania, which previously yielded conflicting biostratigraphy results. The lower third of the well section reveals a late Miocene to Pliocene up-hole younging trend in the youngest detrital zircon populations, which matches new radioisotopic ages on volcanic tuffs from a correlative outcrop section...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 January 2016
GSA Bulletin (2016) 128 (1-2): 169-186.
... ; Roberts, 2002 ). Only a few debris avalanche deposits have been identified, including one debris avalanche deposit in the Rungwe Province, in southwestern Tanzania ( Fontijn et al., 2010 , 2012 ) and several at Ol Doinyo Lengai (e.g., Siebert, 1984 ; Kervyn et al., 2008a ; Sherrod et al., 2013 ). Here...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1991
AAPG Bulletin (1991) 75 (7): 1255-1263.
...William A. Wescott; William N. Krebs; D. W. Engelhardt; Susan M. Cunningham ABSTRACT The Rukwa rift basin in western Tanzania is a segment of the western branch of the East African rift system. Three major stratigraphic units have been recognized in the basin (from oldest to youngest): Karroo...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2000
Journal of the Geological Society (2000) 157 (5): 983-994.
.... The location of the area is shown in Fig. 1. Fig. 3. Example of the high-resolution seimic reflection data. Line 941023 (see Fig. 2 for location). The Rukwa Rift is located in western Tanzania and forms a NW–SE-trending segment of the western branch of the East African Rift System...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 March 2006
Journal of Paleontology (2006) 80 (2): 407-410.
... and Welcomme, 2003 ). However, Paleogene terrestrial deposits in sub-Saharan Africa are extremely rare, hence this constitutes the earliest phiomorph record from East Africa. Here we announce a new microsite in the Mbeya Region of southwestern Tanzania, preserving Metaphiomys Osborn, 1908 , a rodent taxon...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Memoirs
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1144/M33.2
EISBN: 9781862394087
... geological cross-sections across the area, and records sheared and crushed rocks at the southern end of Lake Tanganyika. From this Thomson deduced ‘such a condition indicates the existence of a great fault’. He also recorded the presence of the Rungwe volcanics at the northern end of Lake Nyasa which he...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 2004
GSA Bulletin (2004) 116 (3-4): 490-510.
...Bernard Le Gall; Laurent Gernigon; Joel Rolet; Cinthya Ebinger; Richard Gloaguen; Odd Nilsen; Henning Dypvik; Benoit Deffontaines; Abdul Mruma Abstract Based on field studies supplemented by remote sensing and aeromagnetic data from central Tanzania, a Phanerozoic structural history for the region...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 August 2002
Geology (2002) 30 (8): 755-758.
...Andrew A. Nyblade; Richard A. Brazier Abstract We propose a new kinematic framework for the East African rift system linking the development of the Eastern and Western rifts via stress transmission across the Archean Tanzania craton. The proposal is based on three observations. (1) A new map...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 1974
Journal of the Geological Society (1974) 130 (5): 427-440.
... ( c. 1100 m.y.) resulted in some weak N trending structures. The influence of the Irumide movements is believed to extend into S Tanzania. The intrusion of the Songwe Syenite Complex ( c. 700 m.y.) occurred during the initial Mozambique deformation. This caused the realignment of many Irumide...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 December 2016
Geosphere (2016) 12 (6): 1670-1700.
... of rift basins in the East African Rift, resulting in the focusing of strain and, ultimately, continental breakup. An analysis of fault and fluid systems in the younger than 7 Ma Natron and Magadi basins (Kenya-Tanzania border) reveals the transition as a complex interaction between plate flexure, magma...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2006.259.01.08
EISBN: 9781862395077
.... The Amaro basalts are suggested as the first manifestations of magmatism from the East African plume; subsequent magmatic activity being represented by progressively younger episodes further south through Turkana, Kenya and into Northern. Tanzania, as the African plate migrated north. Despite their clear...
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Figure 1. Geologic map of East Africa showing Precambrian terranes, Cenozoi...
in > Geology
Published: 01 August 2002
in Tanzania. Fault locations are from Harpum (1970) . Volcanic provinces used in Figure 4 are shown with light shading and are labeled as follows: T-A—Toro-Ankole; V—Virunga, K—Kivu, M-K—Mwenga-Kamituga, R—Rungwe.
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Pictures from various components of data acquisition. (a) Deployment of bro...
Published: 07 September 2016
and ship’s crew. (c) Patrick Chindandali (Malawi Geological Survey Department) acquiring MT data. (d) Godson Kamihanda (Geological Survey of Tanzania) describes seismic station to high‐school students. (e) Nelson Boniface (University of Dar es Salaam) and Gary Mesko ( LDEO ) acquiring samples from Rungwe
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1977
Journal of the Geological Society (1977) 133 (1): 103-106.
... simple triple junctions but com- plex multiple junctions. Furthermore, they provide evidence of multiple episodes of magmatism extending back into the Precambrian. One of the best examples in Africa is the Rungwe intersection in southern Tanzania (Bailey I96I ). At this Continental rift magmatism IO5...
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Published  3 He/ 4 He-ratios (normalized to the atmospheric ratio R A  = 1....
Published: 01 January 2002
; Lashaine, Tanzania ( Porcelli et al. 1987 ); Virunga, South Kivu and Rungwe ( Graham et al. 1995 ); Meidob Hills ( Franz et al. 1999 ) weighted mean; Cameroon Line ( Barfod et al. 1999 ) weighted mean; Pantelleria ( Parello et al. 2000 ); Etna ( Marty et al. 1994 ); Pannonian Basin, Massif Central
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Eruption of the Ethiopian Large Igneous Province (LIP) signals pinning of t...
Published: 19 September 2016
) labeled TUZO (The Unmoved Zone Of the deep Earth). The Rungwe volcanic region of Tanzania, which is the site of the only 3 He enriched volcanism in the East African rift system south of Ethiopia, is shown as underlain by a plume (left dashed line) from a PGZ at the edge of TUZO. Modified from figures
Journal Article
Published: 01 August 1980
Journal of the Geological Society (1980) 137 (4): 483-489.
... around a Tanganyika Shield or Craton, with an east- ern NNE-SSW branch composed of the Gregory and Ethiopian Rift Valleys, and a Western Rift Valley circumventing the shield from Uganda to Rungwe Mountain volcanic centre (10 s) in southern Tanzania. The Gregory Rift Valley is diverted around the craton...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP283.2
EISBN: 9781862395312
.... The Rungwe Volcanic Province lies at the intersection of the west, east and south branches of the East African Rift in SW Tanzania (Fig.  9 ). The most recent eruption in the province was at Kiejo volcano 200 years ago. Little is known about other recent eruptions, either at Kiejo or at the other centres...
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