J. W. H. Monger, P. van der Heyden, J. M. Journeay, C. A. Evenchick, J. B. Mahoney; Jurassic-Cretaceous basins along the Canadian Coast Belt: Their bearing on pre-mid-Cretaceous sinistral displacements. Geology ; 22 (2): 175–178. doi: https://doi.org/10.1130/0091-7613(1994)022<0175:JCBATC>2.3.CO;2
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The dominantly plutonic Canadian Coast Belt is flanked on the northwest by a Late Jurassic-Early Cretaceous intra- or back-arc basin. In the south it contains strata of the same age deposited in an accretionary fore-arc complex, east of a coeval arc. This distribution is ascribed to pre-mid-Cretaceous sinistral movement of part of the Jurassic-Cretaceous North American plate margin arc to a position west of the accretionary fore-arc complex.