This is the second of two issues of Rocky Mountain Geology that addresses the structure and evolution of continental lithosphere in a transect through the Rocky Mountains from Wyoming to New Mexico. Contributions are mainly from participants in the CDROM (Continental Dynamics – Rocky Mountain) project, recently funded by the Continental Dynamics Program of the National Science Foundation (Karlstrom, 1998). The overall theme for papers in both issues involves the present geometry and long-term evolution of tectonic boundaries within the 1000 km-wide Paleoproterozoic crust of the southwestern United States (Fig. 1). In this region, as in...

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