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Growth of the Southern Andes (Springer Earth System by Andrés Folguera,Maximiliano Naipauer,Lucía Sagripanti,Matías

By Andrés Folguera,Maximiliano Naipauer,Lucía Sagripanti,Matías C. Ghiglione,Darío L. Orts,Laura Giambiagi

This booklet offers contemporary findings at the constitution and evolution of the Southern Andes. via a close description of a chain of orogenic segments reviewed via different teams that experience labored with structural and geophysical instruments in each one sector over the past a number of years, it illustrates the range of mechanisms that experience impacted powerful orogenic gradients and therefore mountain morphology, from the southern Pampean flat subduction sector to the southern tip of the continent (33-56º S). The publication additionally revises our traditional knowing of the resource of the various Mesozoic to Cenozoic sections exhumed within the orogenic wedge, with the target of discussing basin mechanisms via time. a last bankruptcy discusses possible orogenic controls that experience acted jointly for you to clarify constitution, the several deformational levels and intra-orogenic extensional collapses that affected the fold and thrust belt over time.

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