Alkaline Rocks and Carbonatites of the World

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Tchabal Mbabo (Ardo Niakol)


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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).

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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