Ukrainian Shield

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  1. Ukrainian Shield

In geology the Ukrainian Shield (or Ukrainian Crystalline Massif) is the southwest shield of the East European craton. The Ukrainian Shield and the Voronezh Massif consist of 3.2-3.8 Ga Archaean crust in the southwest and east, and 2.3-2.1 Ga Early Proterozoic orogenic belts. Ukrainian shield is approx. 1000 km long and up to 250 km wide.

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