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The distribution and tectonic settings of structurally complex domains of generally folded and thrust-faulted, commonly allochthonous, rock assemblages, recognized in the very large (250,000 km2) Koryak Upland and Chukotka regions, support the conclusion that Late Jurassic, Early Cretaceous, and Late Cretaceous shortening and, at times, accretion resulted in incorporation of the terranes into a structural collage at the northeastern Asian continental margin. The main stages of accretion and continental growth took place in the late Mesozoic during the Middle–Late Jurassic, at the Early-Late Cretaceous boundary, and in late Maastrichtian time. The Late Jurassic was the emergence time of...

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