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Blakey, Ronald C.

Ancient Landscapes of Western North America

Blakey, Ronald C. - Ancient Landscapes of Western North America, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

2. Principles
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

3. The Cordillera’s Foundations: Paleoproterozoic and Mesoproterozoic Periods: Ca. 1800–1000 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

4. The Cordillera’s Long-Lived Passive Margin: Neoproterozoic to Middle Devonian Periods: Ca. 1000 Ma–400 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

5. The Antler Orogeny and the First Suspect Terrane: Middle Devonian to Late Pennsylvanian: Ca. 400–300 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

6. The Amalgamation of Pangaea and the Sonoma Orogeny: Early Permian to Early Triassic – Ca. 300–240 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

7. The Arrival of Wrangellia and the Nevadan Orogeny: Late Triassic to Late Jurassic: Ca. 240–145 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

8. The Continental Arc, Sevier Orogeny, Western Interior Seaway and Flat-Slab Subduction: Cretaceous Period: Ca. 145–65 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

9. Flat-Slab Subduction, the Laramide Orogeny, Uplift of the Colorado Plateau and Rocky Mountains: Paleocene and Eocene: Ca. 65–35 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

10. Changing Tectonics, Cooling Climates and the Dawn of Crustal Extension: Late Eocene to Early Miocene (ca. 35–20 Ma)
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

11. The End of Cordilleran Subduction and the Formation of the Basin and Range: Early and Middle Miocene: Ca. 20–10 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

12. Interior Basins, Drainage Integration and Deep Incision: Late Miocene to Pliocene: Ca. 10–2.6 Ma
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

13. The North American Cordillera Today: Pleistocene, Holocene and the Anthropocene: Ca. 2.6 Ma to Present
Ronald C. Blakey, Wayne D. Ranney

Keywords: Popular Science, Popular Earth Science, Structural Geology, World Regional Geography (Continents, Countries, Regions), Geomorphology

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Categories
Natural Sciences
 
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Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319596365
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-59634-1

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