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Ordovician magmatism, deformation, and exhumation in the Caledonides of central Norway: An orphan of the Taconic orogeny?

Yoshinobu, Aaron S; Barnes, Calvin G.; Nordgulen, Oystein; Prestvik, Tore; Fanning, Christopher; Pedersen, R B

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Magmatism, contractional deformation, and extension associated with the exhumation of high-pressure rocks in the Scandinavian Caledonides are commonly attributed to the Silurian-Devonian Scandian orogeny, in which eastward thrusting of allochthonous terranes over Baltica was followed by extensional collapse and exhumation. New fieldwork and U-Pb geochronology coupled with recent pressure-temperature estimates within the highest thrust sequence of the Caledonian orogen indicate that an earlier...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/94238
Source: Geology
DOI: 10.1130/0091-7613(2002)030<0883:OMDAEI>2.0.CO;2

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