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Uplift and exhumation of the Tranantarctic Mountains
Entry ID: Harry-0408475

Abstract: This data set is a paper published in Earth and Planetary Science Letters
concerning the mid-Cretaceous through mid-Cenozoic tectonic evolution of west
Antarctica. Follows is the abstract.

Two distinct stages of extension are recognized in the West Antarctic Rift
system (WARS). During the first stage, beginning in the Late Cretaceous,
extension was broadly ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: -85.0   S: -85.0   E: -175.0   W: -175.0

Paleo Temporal Coverage
Paleo Start Date: 105 Ma
Paleo Stop Date: 2 Ma
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Department of Geosciences, Warner College of Natural Resources, Colorado State University Supplemental Info
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Huerta, A.D., and D.L. Harry, The transition from diffuse to focused extension:
Modeled evolution of the West Antarctic Rift system, Earth and Planetary
Science Letters, 255, 133-147, 2007.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-03-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24