Latest Jurassic–earliest Cretaceous closure of the Mongol-Okhotsk Ocean: A paleomagnetic and seismological-tomographic analysis

@inproceedings{Voo2015LatestJC,
  title={Latest Jurassic–earliest Cretaceous closure of the Mongol-Okhotsk Ocean: A paleomagnetic and seismological-tomographic analysis},
  author={R. Voo and D. V. Hinsbergen and M. Domeier and W. Spakman and T. Torsvik},
  year={2015}
}
The Mongol-Okhotsk Ocean closed when the Amuria block, normally considered to have been part of the North China block since the early Mesozoic, and the southern margin of Siberia collided in Late Jurassic to Early Cretaceous times. The resulting suture runs WSW-ENE and is reasonably well defi ned to the east of longitude 100°E. Because no evidence exists for any westward prolongation of the MongolOkhotsk Ocean suture toward the Tarim block, the cryptic termination of the suture is an enigma… Expand

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