2 edition of Tectonic styles of the homelands of superficial nappes. found in the catalog.
Tectonic styles of the homelands of superficial nappes.
by Academia, Nakladatelství Československé akademid věd in Prague
Written in English
|Series||Rozpravy Československé akademie věd. Rada matematických a přírodních ved, roč. 81, seš. 6|
|LC Classifications||Q44 .C4 roc. 81, ses. 6, QE696 .C4 roc. 81, ses. 6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||59|
|LC Control Number||74150740|
sliding of nappes in Devonian to Carboniferous time. 60 km travel Figure 10 shows the various sheets currently identified, and contains a balanced (i.e. restora• ble) cross-section at natural scale. The new inter• pretation regards all of the sheets as parts of a single large nappe, separated into klippen by later. Deformation fabrics in Proterozoic/Cambrian granitic rocks of the Çine nappe, and mid-Triassic granites of the Bozdag nappe constrain aspects of the tectonometamorphic evolution of the Menderes nappes of southwest Turkey. Based on intrusive contacts and structural criteria, the Proterozoic/Cambrian granitic rocks of the Çine nappe are subdivided into older Cited by:
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The Central Western Carpathians are characterized by both the thick- and thin-skinned thrust tectonics that originated during the Cretaceous. The Krížna Unit (Fatric Superunit) with a thickness of only a few km is the most widespread cover nappe system that completely overthrusts the Tatric basement/cover superunit over an area of about 12 thousands square km.
Tectonic styles of the homelands of superficial nappes. Rozpr. ČSAV, Ř. Mat. – Přír. Věd, 81 (6): lated tilting of tectonic blocks shows at the North a N-S trend-ing axis of symmetry (Nemčok and Lexa ).
Evolution of the horsts and grabens took place during Bade-Author: Milan Kohút, Ulrike Poller, Wolfgang Todt. The analysis focuses on the core of the alpine structure, showing how the superficial character of the deformation of the Austro-Alpine nappes contrasts with the plastic style of the Pennine folds, which in turn impose their style on deeper : detached cover nappes (Fatric, Hronic and Silicic systems) build up altogether the Slovakocarpathian tectonic system that is well correlable with the Austroalpine system of the Alps.
The Oravic units of the Pieniny Klippen Belt, along with the surrounding Vahic and Magura oceanic units are ranged to the Penninic tec-tonic system (Plašienka ).
South of this orogenic complex is the Columbia Embayment, an area covered primarily by Cenozoic volcanic rocks, thought to be underlain by primitive crust, and considered in some models to be a possible homeland for the thrust system nappes (e.g., Davis et.
The tectonic evolution to the west of the Galana Shear Zone is characterized by westward accretion of mobile belts onto the Tanzania Craton. The Usagaran belt docked in the Palaeoproterozoic (Wendt et al.,Möller et al.,Condie,Reddy et al.,Sommer et al., a).Cited by: The structures found in the external miogeosynclinal furrow are unexceptional and may be regarded as of intracontinental type ; they are either of superficial style (generally modest, but sometimes grandiose--the Helvetic nappes of the Dauphinois furrow of the Western Alps; the Tellian nappes of the North African Tellian furrow) with the correspond- GEOSYNCLINAL TECTONICS L S Fig.
Metamorphism associated with nappes (large recumbent folds) in the Alps and the Appalachians provides strong evidence that the tectonic transport of rocks typically occurs at rates faster than those of thermal equilibration—in other words, that the nappes can transport hot rocks for large distances without significant cooling.
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A thick-skinned tectonic style is observed related to the later stages of collision. Hereby the lower crust deformed seemingly independent from the upper crust. A place where two tectonic plates slide horizontal past each other; is characterized by long faults and shallow earthquakes.
Ridge Push A tectonic plate process associated with convection currents in the earths mantle that occurs when the weight of an elevated ridge pushes an oceanic plate toward a sunduction zone.
The tectonic style is one of a thin-skinned foreland fold and thrust belt. Fault associated fold development above a main décollement, together with.
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The structural style on this margin is influenced by two different tectonic patterns: At the NE end, the Alpine inherited structures extend across the entire margin, whereas at the SW end, the northward continuation of the N–S Sardinian rift localized the extension in a graben at the foot of the by: This paper gives an overview of the large-scale tectonic styles encountered in orogens worldwide.
Thin-skinned and thick-skinned tectonics represent two end member styles recognized in mountain ranges. Both styles are encountered in former passive margins of continental plates.
Thick-skinned style including the entire crust and possibly the lithospheric Cited by: Thus, the superficial manifestation of a lithospheric transform fault and associated edge delamination at the Betics would be a region with heterogeneous extension characterized by elongated core complexes, tilted blocks, and magmatic accretion, segmented by long transfer faults like the Alpujarras, the North Cabrera, and the Carboneras by: The homeland of the Hronic (Choč) nappes remains disputable — Fig.
2; — structural features at the soles of superficial nappes in-clude overpressured tectonic carbonate breccias (Plašienka & Soták in press), sometimes entirely dissolved the plate tectonics concept. The Monte Rosa basement fold nappe, surrounded by other continental units of the Briançonnais s.l.
domain and ophiolites of the Piemont Ocean, represents a major structure of the Pennine Alps situated at the border of the Canton Valais (Switzerland) and Italy. The Central Alps were formed during the collision and SE-directed underthrusting of the European below Cited by: In geology, a nappe or thrust sheet is a large sheetlike body of rock that has been moved more than 2 km or 5 km above a thrust fault from its original position.
Nappes form in compressional tectonic settings like continental collision zones or on the overriding plate in active subduction zones. Nappes form when a mass of rock is forced over another rock mass, typically on a low .Tectonic reconstruction and sediment provenance of a far-travelled oceanic nappe, Helgeland Nappe Complex, west-central Norway KELSEY L.
MCARTHUR1, CAROL D. FROST1*, CALVIN G. BARNES2, TORE PRESTVIK3 & ØYSTEIN NORDGULEN4 1Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WYUSA 2Department of Geosciences.