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Cratonic (essentially undeformed) sediments appear sediments in the
stratigraphic record for the first time in the late Archean and are best developed in
the Kaapvaal craton of southern Africa. The early Proterozoic (2.5 to 1.6 billion
years ago) ...
Central and southern Africa. Central and southern Africa may be considered as
forming a single large culture area. Most of it consists of open and dry savanna
grasslands: to the northwest are the edges of the Congo forests; the southwest is
East African deposits include those in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia;
there are also deposits in South Africa. ... Eastern Africa and Madagascar have
further reserves, and in southern and western Africa superficial deposits are ...
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