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

DEFINITION
  • The exterior area of an orogenic belt where deformation occurs without significant metamorphism. Generally the foreland is closer to the continental interior than other portions of the orogenic belt are.
DESCRIPTION
  • The exterior area of an orogenic belt where deformation occurs without significant metamorphism. Generally the foreland is closer to the continental interior than other portions of the orogenic belt are.
IDENTIFIER
  • forelandSetting
TITLE
  • foreland setting
URI
http://inspire.ec.europa.eu/codelist/EventEnvironmentValue/forelandSetting
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EQUIVALENT CONCEPTS
Event Environment