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F ig . 2. Generalized map of the <b>eastern</b> <b>Tien</b> <b>Shan</b>, Kyrgyzstan. Age data fr...
Published: 01 December 2004
F ig . 2. Generalized map of the eastern Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan. Age data from Abeleira et al. (2000) , Konopelko et al. (2003) , and this study.
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/SP290.7
EISBN: 9781862395381
... Abstract Restraining bend mountain ranges are fundamental orogenic elements in the Altai, Gobi Altai and eastern Tien Shan. In this paper, 12 separate restraining bends are reviewed to identify common structural and topographic characteristics. The 12 restraining bends occur in one of three...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2003
Journal of the Geological Society (2003) 160 (4): 575-590.
... grain, which is northwesterly in the central Tien Shan (orthogonal to SH max ) but more east–west in the eastern Tien Shan (acute angular relationship with SH max ). Ar–Ar ages indicate that major range-bounding thrusts in Barkol and Karlik Tagh are latest Permian–Triassic ductile thrust zones...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 May 2011
Geology (2011) 39 (5): 459-462.
...Alan R.A. Aitken Abstract The Tien Shan in Central Asia are the pre-eminent example of intraplate mountain building, and are typically considered an indirect result of the India-Eurasia collision, via the northward indentation of the relatively strong Precambrian lithosphere of the Tarim plate...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1144/SP348.5
EISBN: 9781862395961
... the eastern side of the fault are shallow-marine to fluvial carbonates and sandstones which were deposited in the late Carboniferous foreland basin that developed adjacent to the ancestral Tien Shan ( Carroll et al. 1995 ). On both sides of the fault, Palaeogene sediments are interbedded fluvial sandstones...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 February 2003
GSA Bulletin (2003) 115 (2): 166-181.
...Manfred R. Strecker; George E. Hilley; J Ramón Arrowsmith; Isabelle Coutand Abstract Western, central, and eastern segments of the Trans Alai mountain front in the northern Pamir of Kyrgyzstan have accommodated varying degrees of approachment of the Pamir orogen with respect to the Tien Shan (Shan...
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Series: Special Publications of the Society of Economic Geologists
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.5382/SP.09.09
EISBN: 9781629490335
... of mountain systems of the Urals, Kazakh uplands, Tien Shan, Altai, west Sayan, and many others separated by vast lowlands of western Siberia and central Asia (Fig. 1 ). Tectonically, the gold belts occur in the Altaid orogenic collage located between the eastern European craton, in the west, the Siberian...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2006
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2006) 96 (2): 737-744.
... more active than its eastern segment. We infer that this part of the fault may be activated by neighboring faults, whereas its eastern segment could be temporally locked. The earthquakes at the depths of 30–40 km beneath the east-central Tien Shan reveal an interaction between the upper and mid-lower...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/SP432.10
EISBN: 9781862399648
... Abstract The 1911 Chon–Kemin (Kebin) earthquake culminated c. 30 years of remarkable earthquakes in the northern Tien Shan (Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan). Building on prior mapping of the event, we traced its rupture in the field and measured more than 50 offset landforms. Cumulative fault...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1991
Journal of the Geological Society (1991) 148 (2): 369-378.
... and hydrocarbon potential of the Tarim Basin (NW China) from satellite imagery Journal of Petroleum Geology 1990 13 35 58 Norin, E. 1937. Geology of the Quruq Tagh, Eastern Tien Shan. Reports from the Scientific Expedition to the Northwestern Provinces of China under the Leadership of Dr Sven Hedin...
Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 December 2004
Economic Geology (2004) 99 (8): 1771-1780.
...F ig . 2. Generalized map of the eastern Tien Shan, Kyrgyzstan. Age data from Abeleira et al. (2000) , Konopelko et al. (2003) , and this study. ...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 December 2001
GSA Bulletin (2001) 113 (12): 1544-1559.
...., 1996 ; Metivier and Gaudemer, 1997 ; Sobel and Dumitru, 1997 ; Yin et al., 1998 ). Many of these studies, however, are either reconnaissance in nature or focus primarily on the eastern or southern Tien Shan. The northwestern Tien Shan is noted for its east-trending ranges with elevations...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2003.210.01.04
EISBN: 9781862394582
... The present-day Tien Shan is a system of several ranges trending roughly west-east and almost parallel sedimentary basins separated with active faults. The intracontinental tectonics of the Tien Shan is apparently a consequence of the India/Eurasia collision ( Fig. 1 ), and the recent activity...
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Journal Article
Published: 05 March 2019
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2019) 109 (2): 688-715.
... in the Tien Shan with different rates of convergence between the western and eastern Tien Shan ( Campbell et al. , 2013 ; Alinaghi and Krüger, 2014 ). The seismicity in the Tien Shan belt is characterized by a large number of earthquakes of M w < 7 and 13 seismic events of M w...
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Journal Article
Published: 29 January 2019
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2019) 109 (2): 770-779.
... Systems , McClay K. R. (Editor), AAPG Memoir , Vol. 82 , 303 – 323 . Wang C. Y. Yang Z. E. Luo H. , and Mooney W. D. 2004 . Crustal structure of the northern margin of the eastern Tien Shan, China, and its tectonic implications for the 1906 M ∼ 7.7 Manas...
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Series: Geological Society
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 9781862399594
... of geographic subdivision of the Tien Shan Range. WTS: Western Tien Shan; CTS: Central (Kyrgyz) Tien Shan; ETS: Eastern (Chinese) Tien Shan. Compiled from Bande et al . (2015 a ) , Loury et al . (2015) , Alexeiev et al . (2016) . The Central Asian region includes an extensive orogenic belt...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1144/SP377.7
EISBN: 9781862396388
... in these strata smoothly change trend from ENE in the west to ESE in the east. This mimics the change in strike shown by the northerly adjacent basement ranges, which in turn marks the boundary between the first-order western and eastern Tien Shan branches. The earliest evidence for fold-related growth strata we...
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Journal Article
Journal: Economic Geology
Published: 01 March 2011
Economic Geology (2011) 106 (2): 193-222.
... view of the deposit formation. The Kensu deposit is located 140 km southeast of the eastern shore of the Issyk-Kul’ Lake, in the eastern sector of the Terskei-Alatau mountain system (Kyrgyzstan, Eastern Tien Shan) at an elevation 3,200 to 3,600 m a.s.l. ( Fig. 1 ). The deposit contains about 35,000...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2008
Journal of the Geological Society (2008) 165 (1): 189-210.
... basin ( Liou et al . 1989 ). Subduction-related ophiolitic mélanges are also documented from the eastern part of the southern central Tien Shan belt, China ( Liangshu et al . 2002 ). Early to Mid-Carboniferous volcanic rocks with affinities to island arc igneous suites are rare within the Southern...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2007
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2007) 37 (1): 46-68.
... of the Middle Tien-Shan fusulinoidean assemblages is related to the increasing isolation of the of the Turkestan paleo-ocean and the eastern and western intrabasinal regions by tectonic uplift and the gradual filling of the marine basin by terriginous, siliciclastic sediments. The presence of a small number...
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