Abstract

The most important late Precambrian stratigraphic units of NE Africa and Arabia are tabulated within a crude radiometric framework, and inferred correlations are suggested. Two geographical groupings of stratigraphies can be recognized. Continental clastic sedimentary and anorogenic volcanic successions are found around the Tanzanian craton, while orogenic volcanic-volcanoclastic successions typify areas surrounding the the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

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