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Journal article

Gondwana-derived microcontinents — the constituents of the Variscan and Alpine collisional orogens

Université de Fribourg

  • Raumer, Jürgen F. von Geology and Paleontology Unit, Department of Geosciences, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
  • Stampfli, Gérard M. Institut de Géologie, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Borel, Gilles D. Institut de Géologie, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Bussy, François Institut de Minéralogie, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
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    19.02.2003
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  • Tectonophysics, 2003, vol. 365, p. 7
English The European Variscan and Alpine mountain chains are collisional orogens, and are built up of pre-Variscan "building blocks" which, in most cases, originated at the Gondwana margin. Such pre-Variscan elements were part of a pre-Ordovician archipelago-like continental ribbon in the former eastern prolongation of Avalonia, and their present-day distribution resulted from juxtaposition through... Show more…
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  • English
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Geology
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Faculté des sciences
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Géosciences
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