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Polyorogenic history of the East Greenland Caledonides

Kalsbeek, Feiko; Thrane, Kristine; Higgins, A K; Jepsen, H; Leslie, A; Nutman, Allen; Frei, Robert

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The Caledonian orogen of East Greenland contains remnants of Archean, Paleoproterozoic, late Mesoproterozoic, and early Neoproterozoic rocks that occur within far-traveled thrust sheets, and bear witness to a complex polyorogenic history of the region prior to Caledonian orogenesis. Archean and Paleoproterozoic complexes consist mainly of granitoid orthogneisses. A succession of Paleoproterozoic tholeiitic metabasalts is present in some of the foreland windows. A major unit of late Mesoprotero...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/82557
Source: Geological Society of America. Memoirs
DOI: 10.1130/2008.1202(03)

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