Phanerozoic thrusting in Proterozoic belt rocks, northwestern United States

@inproceedings{Harrison1980PhanerozoicTI,
  title={Phanerozoic thrusting in Proterozoic belt rocks, northwestern United States},
  author={Jack Edward Harrison and M. Dean Kleinkopf and John David Wells},
  year={1980}
}
Newly identified listric thrust faults show eastward translation north of the Lewis and Clark line across all 800 km of Belt terrane from Spokane, Washington, on the west to Glacier National Park on the east. Right-lateral slippage on the line was accompanied by clockwise rotation on the thrusts. These movements were probably in response to the complex plate interactions that began about 200 m.y. ago along the western continental margin. Gravity and magnetic data suggest that basement rock is… CONTINUE READING

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