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Published by means of the yankee Geophysical Union as a part of the Geophysical Monograph Series.
The suggestion of "accreted terranes," that continents develop through the addition of displaced fragments of crust, used to be the crucial subject of a up to date multidisciplinary symposium subsidized through the foreign Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG). This quantity incorporates a collection of papers offered in Symposium 12 at XIX normal meeting of the IUGG, held August 15-18, 1987, in Vancouver. Convenors Edward Irving and David Stone concentrated 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 tools. Given the scope of these themes, it really is no shock that the contributors represented many specialties in the box of solid-earth geophysics. this system incorporated case histories from a set of fold belts spanning a lot time and lengthy distances, from the Proterozoic sutures of North the US to the Cenozoic accretionary complexes of the Pacific rim.
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