By John W. Hillhouse

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Published via the yank Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.

The idea of "accreted terranes," that continents develop through the addition of displaced fragments of crust, used to be the vital subject of a contemporary multidisciplinary symposium backed through the overseas Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). This quantity incorporates a number of papers offered in Symposium 12 at XIX basic meeting of the IUGG, held August 15-18, 1987, in Vancouver. Convenors Edward Irving and David Stone targeted this system on significant subject matters. the 1st was once to trace the displacement of terranes utilizing paleomagnetism, geologic mapping, and paleontology. the second one topic was once to discover the deep constitution of accreted terranes utilizing seismological, geochemical, and potential-field equipment. Given the scope of these subject matters, it's no shock that the individuals represented many specialties in the box of solid-earth geophysics. this system integrated case histories from a suite of fold belts spanning a lot time and lengthy distances, from the Proterozoic sutures of North the United States to the Cenozoic accretionary complexes of the Pacific rim.


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97, 626 637, 1986. , C. J. Nokleberg, Lead isotopic fingerprinting of tectonic gristmill throughout the Mesozoic; 3) There were at least two major types of contitectono-stratigraphic terranes, east-central nental rifting operating in the Mesozoic: Alaska, Can. J. , 24, 2089 2098, 1987. , The Earth as a planet: paradigms and paradoxes, Science, 223, 347 355, 1984. M. I. Cruickshank, The bio dispersion; stratigraphy of the Permian and the Triassic 4) It may not be necessary to invoke breakup of Part 5: a review of the classification and disthe proposed "Pacifica" and "Cimmeria n contitribution of Permo -Triassic tetrapods, nents; Palaeont.

A. J. G. I. E. P. G. D. M. Parrish, P. K. R. J. L. Vallier. W. J. Silberling for their reviews, and R. Raley for drafting assistance. W. from AGU, and by a gift from Texaco. Note added in proof. The North Atlantic appears to open in the Early Jurassic due to an error in the rotation for Eurasia. There is also an overlap problem between NAF and SAF in the Cretaceous. Future versions will correct these errors. P. A. Krasilov, Age of the Sikhote Alin fold system, Doklady Akad. Nauk SSSR, 207, 52 54, 1972.

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