Allochthonous terranes in the Andes of Ecuador and northwestern Peru

@inproceedings{Feininger1987AllochthonousTI,
  title={Allochthonous terranes in the Andes of Ecuador and northwestern Peru},
  author={T. Lux Feininger},
  year={1987}
}
In Ecuador and northwestern Peru the Andes and adjacent country, particularly on the Pacific side, are composed of at least five distinctive geologic terranes. The terranes are distinguished from one another and from cratonic South America to the east by dissimilar basements, cover rocks, intrusive rocks, and Bouguer gravity anomaly fields.The Pinon terrane, occupying most of coastal Ecuador, has a basaltic basement characterized by the largest known on-land positive Bouguer anomalies in the… CONTINUE READING

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