Geodynamic Evolution of the Southernmost Andes Ebook

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This book focuses on the strong relation between the tectonic evolution of the Southernmost Andes and their closest southern neighbors the Scotia Sea and Antarctica Some episodes are related to processes of global significance such as the opening of the Drake Passage which is somehow linked to Late Cenozoic cooling Many of the topics covered in the book are subjects of heated debates as such not only the latest data and approaches are presented but different points of view as well The chapters examine the interrelation between main geodynamic processes and plate tectonics from a multidisciplinary perspective This Paleozoic-Cenozoic geodynamic evolution of the Southernmost Andes involved interrelated metamorphic magmatic sedimentary and deformational processes directed by plate tectonics The main topics cover the evolution of the Rocas Verdes basin and the Cordillera Darwin high-grade metamorphic complex growth of the Patagonian Batholith development of the Patagonian Orocline the opening of the Drake Passage during growth of the Scotia Sea evolution of the Austral-Magallanes foreland basin and its related fold and thrust beltGeodynamic Evolution of the Southernmost Andes EbookConnections with the Scotia Arc By Matas C Ghiglione Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9783319397252 3319397257 eText ISBN 9783319397276 3319397273 Copyright year 2016 Format PDF Available from 16900 USD SKU 9783319397276

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This book focuses on the strong relation between the tectonic evolution of the Southernmost Andes and their closest southern neighbors the Scotia Sea and Antarctica Some episodes are related to processes of global significance such as the opening of the Drake Passage which is somehow linked to Late Cenozoic cooling Many of the topics covered in the book are subjects of heated debates as such not only the latest data and approaches are presented but different points of view as well The chapters examine the interrelation between main geodynamic processes and plate tectonics from a multidisciplinary perspective This Paleozoic-Cenozoic geodynamic evolution of the Southernmost Andes involved interrelated metamorphic magmatic sedimentary and deformational processes directed by plate tectonics The main topics cover the evolution of the Rocas Verdes basin and the Cordillera Darwin high-grade metamorphic complex growth of the Patagonian Batholith development of the Patagonian Orocline the opening of the Drake Passage during growth of the Scotia Sea evolution of the Austral-Magallanes foreland basin and its related fold and thrust beltGeodynamic Evolution of the Southernmost Andes EbookConnections with the Scotia Arc By Matas C Ghiglione Publisher Springer Print ISBN 9783319397252 3319397257 eText ISBN 9783319397276 3319397273 Copyright year 2016 Format PDF Available from 16900 USD SKU 9783319397276