Orogenic Curvature

Orogenic Curvature

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Geological Society of America Special Paper 383 2004 ... These systems develop in a convergent setting with shortening in the forearc region, extension in the backarc region, ... arc formation and backarc extension, since an orogen does not behave elastically in the plane of the lithosphere at a length scale of ~a‰y1000 km.

Title:Orogenic Curvature
Author:Aviva J. Sussman, Arlo B. Weil
Publisher:Geological Society of America - 2004-01-01


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