qThis memoir brings together results from a multidisciplinary study of the processes that have formed the highest, widest part of the Andean Cordilleran orogenic belt in northern Argentina and Chile. The region features a tectonically erosive forearc, protracted arc magmatism, a high-elevation hinterland plateau and strongly shortened retroarc thrust belt, and a Paleocene-Recent foreland basin systemq--... E., Maturana, R., and Araujo, M., 2003, Crustal motion in the Southern Andes ( 36Ada36AdS): Do the Andes behave like a microplate? ... Currie, C.A., Huismans, R.S., and Beaumont, C., 2008, Thinning of continental backarc lithosphere by flow-induced gravitational ... B., and Kapp, P.A., eds., Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile: Geologicalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Geodynamics of a Cordilleran Orogenic System: The Central Andes of Argentina and Northern Chile|
|Author||:||Peter G. DeCelles, Mihai N. Ducea, Barbara Carrapa, Paul A. Kapp|
|Publisher||:||Geological Society of America - 2015-01-01|