Journal article

Reconstructions of the continents around the North Atlantic at about the 60th parallel

  • Torsvik, Trond H. VISTA, c/o Geological Survey of Norway, Trondheim, Norway - Institute for Petroleum Technology and Applied Geophysics, Trondheim, Norway
  • Van der Voo, Rob Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • Meert, Joseph G. VISTA, c/o Geological Survey of Norway, Trondheim, Norway - Department of Geography and Geology, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, USA
  • Mosar, Jon Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Walderhaug, Harald J. University of Bergen, Institute of Solid Earth Physics, Bergen, Norway
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  • Earth and Planetary Science Letters. - 2001, vol. 187(1-2), no. 55
English Late Carboniferous–Early Tertiary apparent polar wander (APW) paths (300–40 Ma) for North America and Europe have been tested in various reconstructions. These paths demonstrate that the 500 fathom Bullard et al. fit is excellent from Late Carboniferous to Late Triassic times, but the continental configuration in northern Pangea changed systematically between the Late Triassic (ca. 214 Ma) and... Show more…
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