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Continental underthrusting and obduction during the Cretaceous closure of the Rocas Verdes rift basin, Cordillera Darwin, Patagonian Andes

Klepeis, K; Betka, Paul; Clarke, G L; Fanning, Christopher; Herve, Francisco; Rojas, Lisandro; Mpodozis, C; Thompson, Stuart

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The Patagonian Andes record a period of Cretaceous-Neogene orogenesis that began with the compressional inversion of a Late Jurassic rift called the Rocas Verdes basin. Detrital zircon ages from sediment that filled the southern part of the basin provide

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/50867
Source: Tectonics
DOI: 10.1029/2009TC002610

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