Tethyan oceans

@article{Stampfli2000TethyanO,
  title={Tethyan oceans},
  author={G{\'e}rard M. Stampfli},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  year={2000},
  volume={173},
  pages={1 - 23}
}
  • G. Stampfli
  • Published 2000
  • Geography, Environmental Science
  • Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Abstract Diachronous subsidence patterns of Tethyan margins since the Early Palaeozoic provide constraints for paleocontinental reconstructions and the opening of disappeared oceans. Palaeotethys opening can be placed from Ordovician to Silurian times and corresponds to the detachment of a ribbon-like Hun Superterrane along the Gondwanan margin. Neotethys opening took place from Late Carboniferous to late Early Permian from Australia to the eastern Mediterranean area. This opening corresponds… 
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