Essays about: "accretionary orogen"

Found 1 essay containing the words accretionary orogen.

  1. 1. The Birimian event in the Baoulé Mossi domain (West African Craton) : regional and global context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Geologiska institutionen

    Author : Mikael Grenholm; [2014]
    Keywords : accretionary orogen; Atlantica; Birimian event; supercontinent cycle; Lomagundi-Jatuli event; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The crystalline basement of the West African Craton (WAC) was established during the Siderian to Orosirian (circa 2.35-1.95 Ga) Birimian event through accretion of extensive tracts of juvenile crust that was tectonically juxtaposed with Archean cratons. READ MORE