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Geological mapping and analysis of granitoid basement rocks near the Carlyon Glacier and Brown Hills area to determine the tectonic environment during the Ross Orogeny
Entry ID: K062_2000_2001_NZ_1

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Abstract: The Ross Orogeny refers to a sequence of geological events when East and West Antarctica met, resulting in subduction with associated deformation, crustal thickening, metamorphism and igneous activity. The rocks in South Victoria Land have a different character that is more compatible with crustal extension rather than subduction and continental convergence and were termed the Koettlitz Glacier ... View entire text
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Description: PETLAB rock catalogue and geoanalytical database. Do a simple search under "Author's Name" = J.M. Cottle and A.M. Simpson

Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -78.0   S: -80.0   E: 161.7   W: 158.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2000-11-16
Stop Date: 2000-12-18
Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 558 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: Present
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Cottle, J.M. Magmatic evolution of a convergent margin: a study of Ross Orogeny magmatism in the Carlyon Glacier Region, Southern Victoria Land, Antarctica. M.Sc., University of Otago, 2002.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2008-10-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-11-10

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