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Arc-continent collision and orogenesis in western Tasmanides: Insights from reactivated basement structures and formation of an ocean-continent transform boundary off western Tasmania

Gibson, George M; Morse, M.P.; Nayak, G.K.; Ireland, Trevor

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Crustal architecture in formerly contiguous basement terranes in SE Australia, Tasmania and northern Victoria Land is a legacy of late Neoproterozoic-Cambrian subduction-related processes, culminating in formation of the Delamerian-Ross orogen. Structures of Delamerian-Ross age were subsequently reactivated during late Mesozoic-Cenozoic Gondwana breakup, strongly influencing the geometry of continental rifting and providing clues about the origins and configuration of the pre-existing basement...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/64981
Source: Gondwana Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.gr.2010.11.020

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