Abstract

Morocco, and especially the Moroccan Meseta, is compared to the eastern margin of the Appalachians. The structural history of these regions is discussed for two key periods and orogenic episodes: (1) late Precambrian and the Avalonian–Pan-African orogeny, and (2) late Paleozoic and the Alleghanian-Hercynian orogeny. The observed similarities suggest that Morocco and the eastern margin of the Appalachians belong to the same continental block, the Avalonian plate.

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