Western Ethiopian Shield

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The Western Ethiopian Shield is a small geological shield along the western border of Ethiopia. Its plutons were formed between 830 and 540 million years ago.[1]

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  1. ^ Ayalew, Teklewold; Bell, Keith; Moore, John M.; Parrish, Randall R. (1990). "U-Pb and Rb-Sr geochronology of the Western Ethiopian Shield". Geological Society of America Bulletin. 102: 1309. doi:10.1130/0016-7606(1990)102<1309:UPARSG>2.3.CO;2.