By A. Zingg (auth.), Matthew H. Salisbury, David M. Fountain (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9400906757

ISBN-13: 9789400906754

ISBN-10: 9401067880

ISBN-13: 9789401067881

In the autumn of 1988, sixty four geologists and geophysicists from eleven international locations met in Killarney, Ontario, at the north shore of Lake Huron to ascertain facts that means that the continental crust is uncovered in cross-section at numerous key destinations at the Earth's floor. The assembly, which was once held below NATO auspices as a sophisticated learn Institute, was once a landmark occasion in that it used to be the 1st time that a few of the lead scientists engaged on those complexes in relative isolation all over the world had' ever collected jointly to check effects. the current quantity is a compendium of the invited lectures given at the precept sections, plus an array of assisting papers on those and different sections in addition to on comparable themes equivalent to crustal emplacement mechanisms, deformation and rheology. the majority of the easiest identified sections are represented, together with the Ivrea sector, Calabria, the Kapuskasing area, Fiordland etc. it really is our desire that this quantity will function a reference for Earth scientists who're attempting to comprehend degrees of the crust now not often uncovered to view, in addition to some degree of departure for brand spanking new examine and a instructing relief to new entrants during this fairly new box of study.

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1986): Heat capacities and entropies of andalusite and &illimanite: The influence of fibrolitization on the phase diagram of the Al2SiOs polymorphs. American Mineralogist 71, 1366-1371 Schenk, V. (1980): U-Pb and Rb-Sr radiometric dates and their correlation with metamorphic events in the granulite-facies basement of the Serre, Southern Calabria (Italy). Contrib. Mineral. Petrol. 73, 23-38 Schenk, V. (1981): Synchronous uplift of the lower crust of the Ivrea Zone and of Southern Calabria and its possible consequences for the Hercynian orogeny in Southern Europe.

Petrol. 25, 255-298 Schenk, V. (1989): P-T-t path of the lower crust in the Hercynian fold belt of southern Calabria. In: Daly, J. , Cliff, R. , Yardley, B. W. D. (eds), Evolution of metamorphic belts, Geol. Soc. Spec. Publ. , Todt, W. (1989): The age of the Adriatic crust in Calabria (Southern Italy): constraints from U-Pb zircon data. Terra Abstracts 1, 350 Schmid, R. (1979): Are the metapelites of the Ivrea-Verbano zone restites? Mem. Sci. Geol. Padova 33, 67-69 Schutte, K. G. (1978): Crustal structure of Southern Italy.

Xx,+ + + + + + ~ ............ , ..... ' , ' , ......................... , .... '- "'\.. ""\.. '~ " + + + + + I ", : l,ttesozoic ...... ;6. 20 ~ a. ~ 'il c: a. ~. 8 I I , '>45155~ I I Monazi ••. U-Pb I I Hornbl .. t. Sm-Nd Muscovi' •• Rb-Sr 1214212684 Plg-K's. Rb-Sr Bioti... it •. Fiss. Tr. Rb-S~ -ail >. i i8 .! ~ N IJl 26 wsw o Coloorlo ENE 30 krn Fig. 3: Model structure of the crust in northern Calabria, according to SchUtte (1978) and Schwarz (1978).

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