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Sedimentary record of the tectonic growth of a collisional continental margin: Upper Jurassic–Lower Cretaceous Nutzotin Mountains sequence, eastern Alaska Range, Alaska

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2007

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Manuszak, Jeffrey D., Ridgway, Kenneth D., Trop, Jeffrey M., and Gehrels, George E., 2007, Sedimentary record of the tectonic growth of a collisional continental margin: Upper Jurassic–Lower Cretaceous Nutzotin Mountains sequence, eastern Alaska Range, Alaska: Geological Society of America Special Papers, v. 431, p. 345-377.

Summary

Upper Jurassic-Lower Cretaceous sedimentary strata of the Nutzotin basin, the Nutzotin Mountains sequence, crop out in the Nutzotin and Mentasta Mountains of the eastern Alaska Range. These strata represent one of the best-exposed and least-metamorphosed examples of a basin that is interpreted to have formed during collision of an allochthonous volcanic arc (i.e., the Wrangellia terrane) with a continental margin. New stratigraphic, geologic mapping, and provenance data indicate that the Nutzotin basin formed as a retroarc foreland basin along the northern margin (present coordinates) of the Wrangellia terrane. Coeval with basin development along the northern margin, sedimentary basins and plutons located along the southern margin [...]

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NWBLCC 20160616
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NWBLCC-20160527.xml

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DOI http://sciencebase.gov/vocab/identifierScheme 10.1130/2007.2431(14)

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