Field guide for a GEOMAR & University of Kiel trip across the accreted terranes of the southern Klamath Mountains, California, June 14, 1997

@inproceedings{Irwin1997FieldGF,
  title={Field guide for a GEOMAR & University of Kiel trip across the accreted terranes of the southern Klamath Mountains, California, June 14, 1997},
  author={William P. Irwin},
  year={1997}
}
  • William P. Irwin
  • Published 1997
  • Geology
  • The Klamath Mountains province is an accumulation of tectonic fragments (terranes) of oceanic crust, volcanic arcs, and melange that amalgamated during Jurassic time prior to accretion to North America. The nucleus of the province is the Eastern Klamath terrane, which consists of oceanic volcanic and sedimentary rocks ranging from early Paleozoic to Middle Jurassic in age and includes the Trinity ophiolite of Ordovician age. The volcanic arc and melange terranes lying west of the nucleus… CONTINUE READING

    Figures from this paper.