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Geodynamics map of northeast Asia

January 1, 2013

This map portrays the geodynamics of Northeast Asia at a scale of 1:5,000,000 using the concepts of plate tectonics and analysis of terranes and overlap assemblages. The map is the result of a detailed compilation and synthesis at 5 million scale and is part of a major international collaborative study of the mineral resources, metallogenesis, and tectonics of northeast Asia conducted from 1997 through 2002 by geologists from earth science agencies and universities in Russia, Mongolia, northeastern China, South Korea, Japan, and the USA.

Publication Year 2013
Title Geodynamics map of northeast Asia
DOI 10.3133/sim3024
Authors Leonid M. Parfenov, Alexander I. Khanchuk, Gombosuren Badarch, Robert J. Miller, Vera V. Naumova, Warren J. Nokleberg, Masatsugu Ogasawara, Andrei V. Prokopiev, Hongquan Yan
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Scientific Investigations Map
Series Number 3024
Index ID sim3024
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center