A terrane in geology is a shorthand term for a "tectonostratigraphic terrane",
which is a fragment ... It was soon determined that these exotic crustal slices had
in fact originated as "...
The Suspect Terrane theory posits that many terranes, or small pieces of the
Earth's lithosphere, make up each of the continents. These terranes move over ...
Apr 23, 2016 ... The piedmont belts are suspect terranes, that is, they were transported in from
somewhere else during Virginia's geologic history (Province ...
Jul 17, 2013 ... Terranes were a mystery to geologists until plate tectonic theory allowed ...
Accreted terranes may be called exotic terranes, suspect terranes, ...
Plate tectonics was originally a theory of very large rigid caps called plates, each
... of plate tectonics, and for a while the units were called “suspect terranes.
example, as are central current ideas about suspect terranes, mantle plumes,
and ... These aberrant observations, in apparent conflict with theory, were treated
volume summarizes the history and principles of terrane theory and presents
sixteen .... was the first to be interpreted as a collage of 'suspect' terranes (as ...
With the advent and acceptance of plate tectonic theory, users modified this
concept ... that they called "tectonostratigraphic", "accreted", or "suspect" terranes.
theory exists within circum-oceanic belts where ancient oceanic islands are
preserved as allochthonous ..... tinental margins and suspect terranes, the occur-.
Constraining the travels of a “suspect” terrane: Paleomagnetism and ... THE
GEOSYNCLINAL THEORY · Mid-Miocene record of large-scale Snake River-type