1st Edition

Orogenic Belts, Geological Mapping
Proceedings of the 30th International Geological Congress, Volume 7

ISBN 9789067642637
Published November 1, 1997 by CRC Press
168 Pages

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Book Description

The 30th International Geological Congress was held in Beijing, China in August 1997. Leading scientists convened to present their findings and views to the international geological research community. Volume 7 of 26 focuses on orogenic belts and geological mapping. All articles in the proceedings have been refereed and keynote papers have been included in Volume 1. These proceedings aim to present a view of contemporary geology and should be of interest to researchers in the geological sciences.

Table of Contents

Preface Secondary compaction through area loss during accretion; A sand model approach Hemin Koyi Mesozoic crustal evolution and dynamics of the East Kunlun-Tanggula composite mountain chains Xu Zhiqin, Yang Jinsui, Li Haibing, Xu Qiang, Chen Wen and Guo Zhengfu Thermo-mechanical modeling of Late-Orogenic extension - A study from the Variscan orogen in Central Europe A. Henk Tectonic characteristics and orogenic processes of the Inner Mongolia orogenic belt in Eastern China, Asia Yu Wang Orogenic belts of Upper-Amur region (using materials of morphostructural studies) E.A. Myansnikov Early Paleozoic plate-tectonic regime in the Altun Mountains Cui Junwen, Tang Zhemin, Deng Jinfu, Yue Yongjun, Li Jixiang and Lai Shaocong A new tectonic scheme of the Paleozoides in Mongolia O. Tomurtogoo Uplifting and post-orogeny of ancient metamorphic terrain in Southern Liaoning, East China Li Haibing, Xu Zhiqin and Zeng Lingsen Basic regularities and driving mechanisms of the Neotectonic crustal uplift E.V. Artyushkov and A.W. Hofmann Neoproterozoic and Late Paleozoic Taimyr orogenic and ophiolitic belts, North Asia: A review and models for their formation V.A. Vernikovsky Phanerozoic domains in a new International Tectonic Map of Europe V.E. Khain, Yu.G. Leonov, V.D. Brezhnev, M.L. Kopp, A.V. Rjazantsev and A.L. Vassilchouk Regional geological characteristics of China Ma Lifang, Min Longrui and Ding Xiaozhong

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