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A terrane in geology, in full a tectonostratigraphic terrane is a fragment of crustal material ... It was soon determined that these exotic crustal slices had in fact originated as "suspect terranes" in regions at some considerable remove, frequently ...

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Definition of suspect terrane – Our online dictionary has suspect terrane information from A Dictionary of Earth Sciences dictionary. Encyclopedia.com: English ...

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The Suspect Terrane theory posits that many terranes, or smallpieces of the Earth's lithosphere, make up each of the continents.These terranes move over ...

commons.wvc.edu/rdawes/basics/exotics.html

Jul 17, 2013 ... Terranes were a mystery to geologists until plate tectonic theory allowed ... Accreted terranes may be called exotic terranes, suspect terranes, ...

maps.unomaha.edu/maher/plate/week6/terranes.html

Sweeping the oceans - suspect and exotic terranes ... of terrane accretion is another distinct paradigm revolution/expansion in the growth of plate tectonic theory.

nora.nerc.ac.uk/4240/1/Terrane_Processes_Volume_Introduction.pdf

this orogenic belt was one of the birthplaces of terrane theory and the Australide orogeny .... was the first to be interpreted as a collage of 'suspect' terranes (as ...

www.sepmstrata.org/page.aspx?pageid=643

Apr 23, 2016 ... The piedmont belts are suspect terranes, that is, they were transported in from somewhere else during Virginia's geologic history (Province ...

www.amazon.com/Suspect-Terrain-John-McPhee/dp/0374517940

Amazon.com: In Suspect Terrain (9780374517946): John McPhee: Books. ... The thinking attributed to Anita Harris is a mixture of geosynclinal theory and plate ...

www.muststayawake.com/SDAG/library/Coney_etal1980.pdf

data base support earlier theories” that much of the North. American Cordillera is a vast mosaic or collage” of what are here termed 'suspect terranes”.