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Journal: Interpretation
Published: 20 November 2020
Interpretation (2020) 8 (4): ST49–ST67.
...Javier Sanchez; Paul Mann Abstract The Maracaibo block is a triangular, continental tectonic terrane that includes two isolated Andean ranges of northern Colombia and western Venezuela: the Sierra de Santa Marta Massif (SSMM; maximum elevation 5700 m) in the west and the Perija Range (PR; 3600 m...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 15 February 2019
AAPG Bulletin (2019) 103 (2): 303–343.
...; and (5) the onshore Cesar–Rancheria Basin in northern Colombia, which has recorded the uplift of its bounding mountain ranges, the Sierra de Santa Marta massif to the west and Perija Range to the east. Plate reconstructions place the various crustal provinces along the transect into the context...
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Geological map of the <span class="search-highlight">Sierra</span> Nevada <span class="search-highlight">de</span> <span class="search-highlight">Santa</span> <span class="search-highlight">Marta</span> <span class="search-highlight">massif</span> (SNSM). Provinces...
Published: 06 September 2017
Figure 2. Geological map of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif (SNSM). Provinces: SNP—Sierra Nevada Province, PR—Perijá Range, SB—Sevilla belt, IB—Inner Santa Marta metamorphic belt, OB—Outer Santa Marta metamorphic belt. Basins: AB—Aracataca basin, PB—Palomino basin, CRB—Cesar-Ranchería
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Clast counts from the <span class="search-highlight">Sierra</span> Nevada <span class="search-highlight">de</span> <span class="search-highlight">Santa</span> <span class="search-highlight">Marta</span> <span class="search-highlight">massif</span> (SNSM), Cenozoic ...
Published: 06 September 2017
Figure 6. Clast counts from the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif (SNSM), Cenozoic Aracataca and Palomino basins, at the Negro and Aracataca Rivers, respectively, where counts were done following the ribbon method ( Howard, 1993 ).
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Major tectonic features of the western Caribbean plate showing major active...
Published: 15 February 2019
and Venezuela; PP = Panama abyssal plain; PR = Perija Range; RI = Roatan Island; SBF = Santa Marta–Bucaramanga fault; SCDB = south Caribbean deformed belt; SEP = Santa Elena Peninsula, Costa Rica; SSMM = Sierra de Santa Marta massif, Colombia.
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(A) Bouguer gravity anomaly of the western Caribbean Sea from  Sandwell et ...
Published: 15 February 2019
Panama deformed belt; SCDB = south Caribbean deformed belt; SSMM = Sierra de Santa Marta massif.
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Regional cross section across the western Caribbean integrating the individ...
Published: 15 February 2019
; PBFZ = Pedro Bank fault zone; SAP = South American plate; SCDB = south Caribbean deformed belt; SIFZ = Swan Islands fault zone; SSMM = Sierra de Santa Marta massif.
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 06 September 2017
GSA Bulletin (2018) 130 (3-4): 355–380.
...Figure 2. Geological map of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif (SNSM). Provinces: SNP—Sierra Nevada Province, PR—Perijá Range, SB—Sevilla belt, IB—Inner Santa Marta metamorphic belt, OB—Outer Santa Marta metamorphic belt. Basins: AB—Aracataca basin, PB—Palomino basin, CRB—Cesar-Ranchería...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1984
DOI: 10.1130/MEM162-p239
... a basement block tectonic style that culminated during the Pliocene in the northwest thrusting of the Santa Marta massif, Sierra de Perijá, and Venezuelan Andes over the adjacent basins. The main uplift of the Sierra de Perijá occurred during the late Miocene-Pliocene Andean orogeny. Right-lateral oblique...
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Sections E and F along the south Caribbean deformed belt (SCDB) and the ons...
Published: 15 February 2019
crossing (B) the SCDB and (C) the CRB. Wells Cesar H-1X and El Paso-3 are used to constrain the seismic profile through the CRB. ρ = density; CB = Colombian Basin; mag. sus. = magnetic susceptibility; SSMM = Sierra de Santa Marta massif; TWT = two-way time; VE = vertical exaggeration.
Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1984
DOI: 10.1130/MEM162-p385
... A total of 56 fission-track ages are reported on 21 apatite, 19 zircon and 2 sphene concentrates from 24 rock samples collected from Toas Island (3) and the Sierra de Perijá (9), Western Venezuela, and from the Santander Massif (12), Eastern Colombia. All apatite ages, set by cooling on uplift...
Series: DNAG, Geology of North America
Published: 01 January 1991
DOI: 10.1130/DNAG-GNA-H.167
EISBN: 9780813754567
... the beginning of Paleozoic time (Restrepo and Toussaint, 1988). Proterozoic rocks now form the cores of the major mountain ranges of the Andes, the Sierra de Perijá and the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. In the Garzón massif, Colombia, these rocks date from 1,800 to 1,180 Ma (Restrepo and Toussaint, 1988...
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Regional geologic map showing the location of the California-Vetas mining d...
Published: 01 March 2017
Fig. 1. Regional geologic map showing the location of the California-Vetas mining district in the northern Andes. The map shows the major fault systems that bound the Maracaibo block and lithotectonic provinces within it: Santander massif, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Serrania de Perijá, Merida
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SUMMARY OF FACIES AND FACIES ASSEMBLAGES IN THE ARACATACA BASIN (WESTERN SI...
Published: 06 September 2017
TABLE 2. SUMMARY OF FACIES AND FACIES ASSEMBLAGES IN THE ARACATACA BASIN (WESTERN SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA MASSIF)
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SUMMARY OF FACIES AND FACIES ASSEMBLAGES FOR THE PALOMINO BASIN (NORTHERN S...
Published: 06 September 2017
TABLE 3. SUMMARY OF FACIES AND FACIES ASSEMBLAGES FOR THE PALOMINO BASIN (NORTHERN SIERRA NEVADA DE SANTA MARTA MASSIF)
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Schematic (not to scale) multistage evolution for the Caribbean–South Ameri...
Published: 06 September 2017
Figure 14. Schematic (not to scale) multistage evolution for the Caribbean–South American margin. During first stages, proto–Caribbean arc approaches South America and obducts the NW tip of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif; subduction during the Late Cretaceous ca. 75 Ma in this part
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Detrital zircon U-Pb laser ablation–inductively coupled plasma–mass spectro...
Published: 06 September 2017
at the 2σ level. Data are organized from base to top for each basin; zircon populations are intimately related, implying the same sources supplied sediments to both basins, with an older signature in the Aracataca basin at the western border of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif. AC—Amazon Craton.
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Stratigraphic column of the sedimentary successions at the Aracataca sectio...
Published: 06 September 2017
Figure 3. Stratigraphic column of the sedimentary successions at the Aracataca section, western Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif (SNSM), with compositional variations of clast counts. Right: Location map of the Aracataca River section. Facies associations are described in detail in Table 2
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Stratigraphic column of the sedimentary sequences at the Negro River sectio...
Published: 06 September 2017
Figure 4. Stratigraphic column of the sedimentary sequences at the Negro River section, northern Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif (SNSM), in the Palomino basin with compositional variations from clast counts. Right: Location map of the Negro River section. Facies associations are described
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Stratigraphic column of the sedimentary sequences at the Negro River sectio...
Published: 06 September 2017
Figure 4. Stratigraphic column of the sedimentary sequences at the Negro River section, northern Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta massif (SNSM), in the Palomino basin with compositional variations from clast counts. Right: Location map of the Negro River section. Facies associations are described