Synopsis of late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic terrane accretion within the Cordillera of western North America

@article{Jones1990SynopsisOL,
  title={Synopsis of late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic terrane accretion within the Cordillera of western North America},
  author={D L Jones},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences},
  year={1990},
  volume={331},
  pages={479 - 486}
}
  • D. Jones
  • Published 30 June 1990
  • Environmental Science, Geology, Geography
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A, Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Establishing the paleogeographic origin of most of the terranes within the Cordillera remains an ellusive goal; despite more than 10 years of multidisciplinary research, the home port of any major terrane has not been identified unequivocally. Even most continental fragments that show affinities to North America cannot be repositioned confidently along the Cordilleran margin, and some continental fragments (e.g. Chulita) probably are not North American in origin. Cordilleran oceanic terranes… 

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