area of orogeny

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  • Orogeny — Geologic provinces of the world (USGS)   Shield …   Wikipedia

  • Trans-Hudson orogeny — [ North American craton, also called Laurentia.] [ Wyoming, Superior and Hearne cratons] The Trans Hudson orogeny, Trans Hudsonian orogeny, Trans Hudson orogen (THO), or Trans Hudson Orogen Transect (THOT), (also referred to as the Trans… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Grand Teton area — The geology of the Grand Teton area consists of some of the oldest rocks and one of the youngest mountain ranges in North America. The Teton Range, mostly located in Grand Teton National Park, started to grow some 9 million years ago. An older… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Grand Canyon area — The geology of the Grand Canyon area exposes one of the most complete sequences of rock anywhere, representing a period of nearly 2 billion years of the Earth s history in that part of North America. The major sedimentary rock layers exposed in… …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Bryce Canyon area — Paria View overlooks an intermittent stream flowing toward the Paria River, s …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Capitol Reef area — [ Waterpocket Fold is the major geographic feature in the area of the park. This view is from above Capitol Reef Scenic Drive looking back at the west face of the broken and eroded fold.] The exposed geology of the Capitol Reef area presents a… …   Wikipedia

  • Petermann Orogeny — The Petermann Orogeny was an intracontinental event that affected basement rocks of the northern Musgrave Province and Proterozoic sediments of the (now) southern Amadeus Basin between 550 535 Ma. Prior to the Petermann Orogeny, which resulted in …   Wikipedia

  • Geology of the Yosemite area — The exposed geology of the Yosemite area includes primarily granitic rocks with some older metamorphic rock. The first rocks were laid down in Precambrian times, when the area around Yosemite National Park was on the edge of a very young North… …   Wikipedia

  • Colorado orogeny — The Colorado orogeny, or Colorado orogen, was an orogeny in Colorado and surrounding areas which was a part of the development of the ancestral Rockies. The Colorado orogeny, formerly called the Colorado province, is a >500 km wide belt of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sevier orogeny — The Sevier orogeny was a mountain building event that affected western North America from Canada to the north to Mexico to the south. This orogeny was the result of convergent boundary tectonism between approximately 140 million years (Ma) ago,… …   Wikipedia

  • Acadian orogeny — Mountain building event that affected the northern portion of the Appalachian Geosyncline from present day New York to Newfoundland during the Devonian period. The orogeny was most intense in northern New England. Its origin has been ascribed to… …   Universalium

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