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Regional geology and tectonics

November 1, 2017

This chapter describes the regional geology and tectonic origins of the major geologic units for the Northern Cordillera. The goals of the chapter are to: (1) provide a summary and regional overview of this vast region that contains a complicated geologic history; and (2) describe the major geologic units and tectonic events that cover a broad geologic time span from the Proterozoic to the Holocene (Recent).

Publication Year 2017
Title Regional geology and tectonics
Authors Warren J. Nokleberg
Publication Type Book Chapter
Publication Subtype Book Chapter
Index ID 70196924
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center