By Gemma Pitcher
Watch the sunlight set over the Niger at Mopti, the place Malians exchange fish for salt with the wilderness Tuareg.
Wake as much as the tug of a trunk as elephants wander via your campsite within the Serengeti nationwide Park.
Dip your oar quietly into the Okavango Delta as you flow in the direction of a satisfaction of lions lounging at the water's edge.
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Depositional breaks, mainly coincident with thickening of the soil outside the caves, alternated repeatedly with Cambridge Histories Online © Cambridge University Press, 2008 THE PALAEO-ECOLOGY OF THE AFRICAN CONTINENT episodes of soil attrition at the surface and gradual infilling of the caves below. In other words, the stratigraphy is more complex than was originally thought, the time-spans represented by each cave are considerably longer, and the external climates represented were somewhat more variable.
In East Africa, the bedrock beneath the volcanics consists largely of Precambrian granitic and metamorphic rocks and most of the volcanics lie on the sub-Miocene erosion surface. Some warping and faulting took place, followed by extensive volcanic activity. Although largely fissure eruptions, there were also many central volcanoes that built substantial cones. A number of these Miocene volcanoes now expose thin lenses of fossil-bearing sediment that had been deposited in localized basins or traps on the flanks of the cones and have now been re-exposed as a result of fairly extensive dissection.
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