Structural geology of fold and thrust belts / edited by Shankar Mitra, George W. Fisher

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Subjects: Folds (Geology)
Thrust faults (Geology)
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1992
Series: The Johns Hopkins studies in earth and space sciences
Johns Hopkins studies in earth and space sciences
LC Classification: Q, QE
Physical Description: x, 254 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
I. Geometry and Kinematics
1. Geometry and Kinematics of an Active, Laterally Propagating Wedge Thrust, Wheeler Ridge, California / Donald A. Medwedeff 3
2. Evolution of Alpine Fold-Thrust Complexes: A Linked Kinematic Approach / Robert W. H. Butler 29
3. Temporal Maps of Advancing and Retreating Thrust Fronts: Examples from the Spanish Pyrenees / Declan G. De Paor 45
4. Balanced Structural Interpretations in Fold and Thrust Belts / Shankar Mitra 53
II. Mechanics and Mechanisms
5. A Comparison between Glacial Movement and Thrust Sheet or Nappe Emplacement and Associated Structures / Peter J. Hudleston 81
6. Shortening and Elongation of Thrust Zones within the Appalachian Foreland Fold-Thrust Belt / Steven Wojtal 93
7. An Analysis of the Strains Associated with the Moine Thrust Zone, Assynt, Northwest Scotland / M. P. Coward, P. R. Nell, J. Talbot 105
8. Deformation of Granitic Basement Rocks along Fault Zones at Shallow to Intermediate Crustal Levels / Gautam Mitra 123
9. The Rheologically Critical Matrix in Arkosic Mylonites along the Sarv Thrust, Swedish Caledonides / Jane A. Gilotti 145
10. Sequential Development of the Southern Blue Ridge Province of Northwest North Carolina Ascertained from the Relationships between Penetrative Deformation and Thrusting / Steven E. Boyer 161
III. Regional Structural Styles
11. Deformation Styles and Geometric Evolution of Some Idaho-Wyoming Thrust Belt Structures / Nicholas B. Woodward 191
12. Significance of Rotated Folds and Thrust Faults, Alberta Rocky Mountains / Eric W. Mountjoy 207
13. Multiple Decollements at Deep Levels of the Southern Canadian Rocky Mountain Main Ranges, Alberta and British Columbia / Roland G. Dechesne, Eric W. Mountjoy 225
14. Structural Evolution of the External Sierra, Southern Pyrenees, Spain / David J. Anastasio 239
Index 253
Additional Authors: Mitra, Shankar
Fisher, George Wescott, 1937-
Notes: LCCN: 91044214
ISBN: 0801843502 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 25008311
ISBN/ISSN: 0801843502