Evolution of Laurussia: A Study in Late Palaeozoic Plate Tectonics

Evolution of Laurussia: A Study in Late Palaeozoic Plate Tectonics

by Peter A. Ziegler

Hardcover(1989)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792304289
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/31/1989
Edition description: 1989
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

1. Pridolian.- 1.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 1.2. Caledonian Fold Belts and Associated Basins.- 1.3. Platform Areas.- 2. Early Devonian.- 2.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 2.2. Basins Associated with Arctic-North Atlantic Mega-shear.- 2.3. Hercynian Geosynclinal System.- 2.4. Inuitian Orogen and Franklinian Basin.- 2.5. Platform Areas.- 3. Middle Devonian.- 3.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 3.2. Arctic-North Atlantic Mega-shear and Associated Basins.- 3.3. Inuitian Fold Belt and Franklinian Basin.- 3.4. Hercynian Geosynclinal System.- 3.5. Platform Areas.- 4. Late Devonian.- 4.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 4.2. Hercynian Geosynclinal System.- 4.3. Arctic-North Atlantic Mega-shear and Associated Basins.- 4.4. Inuitian Fold Belt and Cordilleran Miogeocline.- 4.5. Platform Areas.- 5. Early Carboniferous.- 5.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 5.2. Hercynian Geosynclinal System.- 5.3. Arctic-North Atlantic Mega-shear and Associated Basins.- 5.4. Inuitian Fold Belt.- 5.5. Platform Areas.- 6. Late Carboniferous.- 6.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 6.2. Variscan Orogen.- 6.3. Appalachian Orogen.- 6.4. Norwegian-Greenland Sea Rift and Arctic-Barents Shelf.- 6.5. Cordilleran Miogeocline.- 6.6. Platform Areas.- 7. Stephanian-Autunian.- 7.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 7.2. Post-Variscan Wrench Faulting.- 7.3. Alleghanian Consolidation of Appalachian Orogen.- 7.4. Uralian Orogenic Systems.- 7.5. Norwegian-Greenland Sea Rift and Arctic Shelves.- 7.6. Platform Areas.- 8. Late Early and Late Permian.- 8.1. Plate Boundaries and Continent Assembly.- 8.2. Uralian and Cordilleran Orogenic Belts.- 8.3. Hercynian Megasuture.- 8.4. Norwegian-Greenland Sea Rift and Arctic Shelf.- 9. Discussion.- 9.1. Foreland Basins and Intra-plate Compression.- 9.2. Rift and Wrench Systems.- 9.3. Intra-cratonic Thermal-sag Basins.- 9.4. Eustatic and Relative Sea-level Changes.- 9.5. Palaeoclimate and Palaeobiogeography.- Postscript.- References.

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