From Rodinia to Pangea

From Rodinia to Pangea

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qThe Appalachians constitute one of Earth's major tectonic features and have served as a springboard for innovative geologic thought for more than 170 years. This volume contains 36 original papers reporting the results of research performed throughout nearly the entire length and breadth of the Appalachian region, including all major provinces and geographical areas. Memoir 206 was designed to commemorate the (near-)fortieth anniversary of the publication of the classic Studies of Appalachian Geology volumes that appeared just prior to the application of plate tectonic concepts to the region. Contributions concerning structural evolution, sedimentation, stratigraphy, magmatic processes, metamorphism, tectonics, and terrane accretion illustrate the wide range of ongoing research in the area and collectively serve to mark the considerable progress in scientific thought that has occurred during the past four decades.q--pub. desc.193a€“217, doi: 10.1016/0377-0273(93)90012-G. Morris, G.A., and Creaser, R.A., 2003, Crustal recycling during subduction at ... margin of North America; a petrogenetic study from the southwestern Yukon: Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, v. ... Arm Volcanic Belt [NTS Areas 12H/1, 12A/16] West-Central Newfoundland: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, ... discrimination diagrams for the tectonic interpretation of granitic rocks: Journal of Petrology, v. 25, no. 4, p. 956a€“983.

Title:From Rodinia to Pangea
Author:Richard P. Tollo
Publisher:Geological Society of America - 2010


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