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PREFERRED TERM
back arc setting  
TYPE
  • http://purl.org/net/provenance/ns#DataItem

DEFINITION
  • Tectonic setting adjacent to a volcanic arc formed above a subduction zone. The back arc setting is on the opposite side of the volcanic arc from the trench at which oceanic crust is consumed in a subduction zone. Back arc setting includes terrane that is affected by plate margin and arc-related processes.
DESCRIPTION
  • Tectonic setting adjacent to a volcanic arc formed above a subduction zone. The back arc setting is on the opposite side of the volcanic arc from the trench at which oceanic crust is consumed in a subduction zone. Back arc setting includes terrane that is affected by plate margin and arc-related processes.
IDENTIFIER
  • backArcSetting
TITLE
  • back arc setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/backArcSetting
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Environment