Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

The geometry of Laramide foreland uplifts near the basement-cover interface provides a critical test of models for basement-involved foreland structures. Limits and controls on basement folding are well defined by deflections of the basement-cover unconformity in the northeastern Front Range of Colorado, Rattlesnake Mountain anticline of northern Wyoming, and northern Teton Range of northwestern Wyoming.

Where basement overlies sedimentary strata on a single reverse fault, basement folding is largely limited to the area within 1 km of the fault. In this area, distributed high-angle faulting bends the unconformity in the hanging-wall basement tip up to 20° toward the fault. Folding...

You do not currently have access to this chapter.

Figures & Tables

Contents

References

Related

Citing Books via

Related Book Content
Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal