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Tchabal Mbabo (Ardo Niakol)

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Occurrence number: 
030-00-016
Country: 
Cameroon
Location: 
Longitude: 12.25, Latitude: 7.23

Basaltic lava flows cover an area of about 45x15 km in this area of the Adamawa plateau and are cut by trachyphonolitic plugs (Deruelle et al., 1991).

References: 
DERUELLE, B., MOREAU, C., NKOUMBOU, C., KAMBOU, R., LISSOM, J., NJONFANG, E., GHOGOMU, R.T. and NONO, A. 1991. The Cameroon Line: a review. In A.B. Kampunzu and R.T. Lubala (eds), Magmatism in extensional structural settings. 274-327. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.GUIRAUDIE, C. 1955. Notice explicative sur la feuille Ngaoundéré-Ouest. Carte Geologique de Reconnaissance à l'échelle du 1/500,000. (O42). Paris.
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