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From Rodinia to Pangea: The Lithotectonic Record of the..

Full Title: From Rodinia to Pangea: The Lithotectonic Record of the Appalachian Region
Editors: Richard P. Tollo, Mervin J. Bartholomew, James P. Hibbard, and Paul M. Karabinos
Description:
The 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.
Product Code:
MWR206
Published:
October 26, 2010
ISBN Number:
9780813712062
Pages:
972
Product Categories: E. Memoirs
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