Location, Age, and Tectonic Significance of the Western Idaho Suture Zone
Entry ID: USGS_OFR_2004_1039

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Summary
Abstract: The Western Idaho Suture Zone (WISZ) represents the boundary between crust
overlying Proterozoic North American lithosphere and Late Paleozoic and
Mesozoic intraoceanic crust accreted during Cretaceous time. Highly deformed
plutons constituted of both arc and sialic components intrude the WISZ and in
places are thrust over the accreted terranes. Pronounced variations in Sr, Nd,
and O isotope ... View entire text
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Description: Report on the Location, Age, and Tectonic Significance of the Western Idaho
Suture Zone.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.0   S: 43.0   E: -112.0   W: -118.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Robert J. Fleck and Robert E. Criss
Dataset Title: Location, Age, and Tectonic Significance of the Western Idaho Suture Zone
Dataset Series Name: USGS Open File Report
Dataset Release Date: 2004
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey
Issue Identification: OFR_2004_1039
Online Resource: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2004/1039/
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Publications-Western Region,Geological Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://geopubs.wr.usgs.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CAROLYN A. DONLIN
Phone: 650-329-5015
Fax: 650-329-5119
Email: cdonlin at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
Geology Division
345 Middlefield Road
City: Menlo Park
Province or State: California
Postal Code: 94025
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-08-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-08-16
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