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We present a comprehensive study of one of the key targets of the Sikhote-Alin orogen—Early Cretaceous rocks in the Kiselevka block of the Kiselevka-Manoma tectono-stratigraphic terrane. The characteristic component of natural remanent magnetization (NRM) for these rocks was isolated, and the fold test was positive (Dec = 275.8°, Inc = −33.8°, K = 33.3. α 95 = 8.0°). The paleolatitude along which rocks of the block were forming in the Early Cretaceous was defined by the direction of this component (paleolatitude 18°N ± 5°N) as well as coordinates of the paleomagnetic pole (Plat = 18.6°, Plong = 222.4°, with semi-axis of the ellipse of confidence limit dp = 5.2° and dm = 9.1° of the Kiselevka block. The geochemical composition of volcanic rocks in the block suggests that they formed in a within-plate oceanic environment like volcanic rocks of the Hawaii hotspot.

Three paleoreconstructions were developed based on the newly received and published data, in accordance with which the Kiselevka block: (1) in the range of 135–105 Ma was moving on the Izanagi plate northwestward at a rate of 15–20 cm/yr up to the eastern edge of Eurasia, thus covering over 5000 km; and (2) in the range of 105–70 Ma was moving northward along the Eurasian transform margin within the accretionary complex fragment at a rate of 4–5 cm/yr to its current position (Lower Amur) as part of the Sikhote-Alin orogen.

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