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Cretaceous–Neogene accretionary units: Shimanto Belt

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Gaku Kimura
Gaku Kimura
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Yoshitaka Hashimoto
Yoshitaka Hashimoto
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Asuka Yamaguchi
Asuka Yamaguchi
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Yujin Kitamura
Yujin Kitamura
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Kohtaro Ujiie
Kohtaro Ujiie
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Published:
January 01, 2016

Abstract

The Shimanto Belt is one of the most-studied ancient accretionary complexes in the world and yields an opportunity to investigate deep plate boundary processes including seismogenesis in a subduction zone. It is extensively exposed south-westwards from central Japan through the Kii Peninsula, Shikoku, Kyushu and out to the Ryukyu islands (Fig. 2d.1). In this chapter, we overview recent research progress on this classic Cretaceous-Neogene accretionary unit, emphasizing how its tectonic history informs us about the ongoing processes in modern subduction zones.

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Geological Society, London, Geology of Series

The Geology of Japan

Teresa Moreno
Teresa Moreno
Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDæA), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain
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Simon Wallis
Simon Wallis
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Nagoya University, Japan
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Tomoko Kojima
Tomoko Kojima
Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kumamoto University, Japan
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Wes Gibbons
Wes Gibbons
WPS, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
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Geological Society of London
ISBN electronic:
9781862397064
Publication date:
January 01, 2016

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