Cretaceous tectonics of the Andes

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Vieweg , Braunschweig
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Cretaceous., Plate tectonics -- Andes., Geology -- A



StatementJosé A. Salfity (ed.).
SeriesEarth evolution sciences, Earth evolution sciences (Unnumbered)
ContributionsSalfity, José A.
LC ClassificationsQE685 .C887 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 345 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL582539M
ISBN 10352806613X
LC Control Number96171825

Cretaceous Tectonics of the Andes (Earth Evolution Sciences) (German Edition) (German) Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed.

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Salfity. Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution of the Cretaceous-Early Tertiary and Metallogenic Scheme of Northern Chile, Between 20° S and 26° S T.

Bogdanic, S. Espinoza Pages Tectono-Sedimentary Evolution of the Cretaceous-Early Tertiary and Metallogenic Scheme of Northern Chile, Between 20° S and 26° S Pages Bogdanic, T. (et al.)Brand: Springer Shop. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Cretaceous tectonics of the Andes.

Braunschweig: Vieweg, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors. Cretaceous Tectonics of the Andes. January ; DOI: /_3. Authors: Etienne Jaillard.

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; Université Grenoble Alpes; Download full-text PDF Read full-text. Cretaceous it constituted a morphological equivalent of the southern Coastal Cordillera.

The coastal Troughs are infilled by very thick sequences of volcanic flows and volcani- clastic deposits of latest Jurassic and Mid-Cretaceous age. They are now exposed along the coast. In northwestern Peru, the Lancones basin constitutes an equivalent of the. The tectonic history of the Andes involves a rich record of diverse geological processes, including crustal deformation, magmatism, sedimentary basin evolution, and climatic interactions.

This book addresses the range of Andean tectonic processes and their temporal and spatial variations. An assessment of the chronostratigraphic, provenance, and depositional characteristics of a ~ km-thick clastic succession in the Subandean and Oriente foreland basin provides insights into important Cretaceous and Cenozoic shifts in the paleogeographic framework and tectonic evolution of the Ecuadorian Andes.

Mpodozis y Allmendi GSAB Extensional Tectonics Cretaceous Andes. The tectonic history of the Andes involves a rich record of diverse geological processes, including crustal deformation, magmatism, sedimentary basin evolution, and climatic interactions.

The. Book contents; Andean Tectonics. Andean Tectonics. Pages Chapter 7 - Latest Triassic to Early Cretaceous tectonics of the Northern Andes: Geochronology, geochemistry, isotopic tracing, and thermochronology. Cretaceous tectonics of the Andes book links open overlay panel Richard A.

Spikings. Cretaceous tectonics of the Andes - CORE Reader. About this book Andean Tectonics addresses the geologic evolution of the Andes Mountains, the prime global example of subduction-related mountain building. The Andes Mountains form one of the most extensive orogenic belts on Earth, spanning approximately an 8,km distance along the western edge of South America, from ~10°N to ~55°S.

together with contributions by invited geoscientists The Central Andes, whose orogenic activity is so impressively documented by recent volcanism and and counterparts from other countries, during a workshop held in Berlin, May A great earthquakes, have always attracted the attention of geoscientists.

This interest became even more accen number of the papers presented at this. Diego A. Kietzmann, María Paula Iglesia Llanos, Melisa Kohan Martínez, Orbital Controls and High-Resolution Cyclostratigraphy of Late Jurassic–Early Cretaceous in the Neuquén Basin, Opening and Closure of the Neuquén Basin in the Southern Andes, /.

Abstract During Cretaceous times, the Colombian Andes underwent major geological changes. In the Colombian East, which is located east of the Otú-Pericos fault, distension and subsidence brought about the formation of a large basin in which thick sequences of epicontinental sediments were deposited.

View Academics in Cretaceous Tectonicsin the Andes on Eduardo S. Oviedo, Daniel A. Valencio, Juan F. Vilas, "Palaeomagnetism of Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks from South America and the tectonics of the central Andes", Andean Magmatism and Its Tectonic Setting, Russell S.

Harmon, Carlos W. Rapela. The first phases of Andean orogeny in the Jurassic and Early Cretaceous were characterized by extensional tectonics, rifting, the development of back-arc basins and the emplacement of large batholiths. This development is presumed to have been linked to. The Central Andes of Bolivia and northem Chile fonn part of the plate-boundary zone between the continental South American and subducting oceanic Nazca plates.

Since the Cretaceous, this region has been uplifted to form the widest part of the Andes, reaching an average elevation of Ca. m in a region km wide. Jaillard, Kimmeridgian to Paleocene Tectonic and Geodynamic Evolution of the Peruvian (and Ecuadorian) Margin, Cretaceous Tectonics of the Andes, /.

Detrital zircon U-Pb ages for the Malargüe and Neuquén basin systems of western Argentina reveal shifts in exhumation and accumulation compatible with magmatic-arc and thrust-belt sources during unsteady Cretaceous–Neogene deformation.

Introduction [2] The Andean Cordillera extends for some km along the western margin of South America and is the longest subaerial mountain chain on Earth. Since the early days of plate tectonics, the Andes have been cited as the typical products of an active continental margin, between oceanic and continental plates [Dewey and Bird, ].The most striking features of the mountain belt.

The study of Late Cretaceous-earliest Paleogene series in the Chilean Andes at ~35°S provides new constraints on the coeval evolution of the area and the Southern Central Andes. These correspond to the continental series of BRCU and the overlying Plan de los Yeuques Formation (PYF).

[et al.] --Palaeomagnetism of Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks from South America and the tectonics of the Central Andes / E. Oviedo, D. Valencio, and J. Vilas.

Series Title: Special papers (Geological Society of America); Responsibility: edited by Russell S. Harmon and Carlos W. Rapela. In a previous work, some of us have emphasized the probable genetic relations between these domains during the late Triassic-earliest Cretaceous period and proposed a simplified, evolutionary model for the northern Andes in relation to the development of the Tethyan realm (Jaillard et al., ).

Instead of proposing a new, pre-breakup. The Cretaceous (/ k r ɪ ˈ t eɪ. ʃ ə s /, krih-TAY-shəs) is a geological period that lasted from about to 66 million years ago (mya). It is the third and final period of the Mesozoic Era, as well as the nearly 80 million years, it is the longest geological period of the entire name is derived from the Latin creta, 'chalk', which is abundant in the latter.

A significant advance in climatological scholarship, Tectonic Uplift and Climate Change is a multidisciplinary effort to summarize the current status of a new theory steadily gaining acceptance in geoscience circles: that long-term cooling and glaciation are controlled by plateau and mountain uplift.

Researchers in many diverse fields, from geology to paleobotany, present data that 5/5(1). Cretaceous rocks make up nearly 29% of the total area of Phanerozoic deposits on the Earth's landmasses. Because of the great extent of their outcrop area and presence in drill cores, Cretaceous rocks are the most intensively studied part of the Phanerozoic rock column.

At one time Cretaceous seas covered 50% of the present North American. Contents - Introduction; Geophysical Techniques in Tectonics; Principal Tectonic Features of the Earth ; Plate Tectonics; Divergent Margins and Rifting ; Transform Faults, Strike Slip Faults, and Related Fracture Zones; Convergent Margins; Triple Junctions; Collisions Interlude- The Nature of the Scientific Method and the Plate Tectonic Revolution; Tectonic Applications; Anatomy of Orogenic.

New thermochronological data record a complex cooling history in the Central and Western Cordilleras of Colombia that is a function of Early Cretaceous to late Miocene tectonic events.

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Alkali-feldspar 40 Ar/ 39 Ar cooling ages of ~ Ma immediately post-date the cessation of Jurassic arc-magmatism and a major unconformity within the retro-foreland region of the northern Andes.Cretaceous: Tectonics and Paleoclimate.

The Cretaceous is defined as the period between and 65 million years ago, the last period of the Mesozoic Era, following the Jurassic and ending with the extinction of the dinosaurs.

By the beginning of the Cretaceous, the supercontinent Pangea was already rifting apart, and by the mid-Cretaceous, it had split into several smaller continents.The Andes were formed through a process called plate tectonics. The formation of the Andes began in the Jurassic Period.

It was during the Cretaceous Period that the Andes began to take their present form, by the uplifting, faulting and folding of sedimentary and metamorphic rocks.