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

DEFINITION
  • Tectonic setting characterized by extension of the upper crust, manifested by formation of rift valleys or basin and range physiography, with arrays of low to high angle normal faults. Modern examples include the North Sea, East Africa, and the Basin and Range of the North American Cordillera. Typically applied in continental crustal settings.
DESCRIPTION
  • Tectonic setting characterized by extension of the upper crust, manifested by formation of rift valleys or basin and range physiography, with arrays of low to high angle normal faults. Modern examples include the North Sea, East Africa, and the Basin and Range of the North American Cordillera. Typically applied in continental crustal settings.
IDENTIFIER
  • extendedTerraneSetting
TITLE
  • extended terrane setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/extendedTerraneSetting
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