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Precambrian accretionary history and Phanerozoic structures; a unified explanation for the tectonic architecture of the Nebraska region, USA

Marvin P. Carlson
Precambrian accretionary history and Phanerozoic structures; a unified explanation for the tectonic architecture of the Nebraska region, USA (in 4-D framework of continental crust, Robert D. Hatcher (editor), Marvin P. Carlson (editor), John H. McBride (editor) and Jose R. Martinez Catalan (editor))
Memoir - Geological Society of America (2007) 200: 321-326

Abstract

The Phanerozoic history in Nebraska and adjacent regions contains many patterns of structure and stratigraphy that can be directly related to the history of the Precambrian basement rocks of the area. A process is proposed that explains the southward growth of North America during the period 1.8-1.6 Ga. A series of families of accretionary events during the Proterozoic emplaced sutures that remained as fundamental basement weak zones. These zones were rejuvenated in response to a variety of continental stress events that occurred during the Phanerozoic. By combining the knowledge of basement history with the history of rejuvenation during the Phanerozoic, both the details of Proterozoic accretionary growth and an explanation for the patterns of Phanerozoic structure and stratigraphy is provided.


ISSN: 0072-1069
Coden: GSAMAQ
Serial Title: Memoir - Geological Society of America
Serial Volume: 200
Title: Precambrian accretionary history and Phanerozoic structures; a unified explanation for the tectonic architecture of the Nebraska region, USA
Title: 4-D framework of continental crust
Author(s): Carlson, Marvin P.
Author(s): Hatcher, Robert D., Jr.editor
Author(s): Carlson, Marvin P.editor
Author(s): McBride, John H.editor
Author(s): Martinez Catalan, Jose R.editor
Affiliation: University of Nebraska, Nebraska Geological Survey, Lincoln, NE, United States
Affiliation: University of Tennessee, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Knoxville, TN, United States
Pages: 321-326
Published: 2007
Text Language: English
Publisher: Geological Society of America (GSA), Boulder, CO, United States
ISBN: 978-0-8137-1200-0
Meeting name: 17th international basement tectonics conference
Meeting location: Oak Ridge, TN, USA, United States
Meeting date: 20040627June 27-July 1, 2004
References: 20
Accession Number: 2008-064095
Categories: Structural geology
Document Type: Serial Conference document
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus. incl. sketch maps
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Secondary Affiliation: Nebraska Geological Survey, USA, United StatesBrigham Young University, USA, United StatesUniversidad de Salamanca, ESP, Spain
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute.
Update Code: 200815
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