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 ter...
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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 ...
How are suspect terranes recognized? ... help in establishing the existence of a
(1991, DNAG G-2) define a "terrane" as an area possessing unique tectonic ...
Howell, D. G. (1989): Tectonics of Suspect Terranes: Mountain building and ...
Jul 17, 2013 ... Accreted terranes may be called exotic terranes, suspect terranes, or
tectonostratigraphic terranes. The terms all mean the same thing.
Terrane 3 is represented by the southeast Anglesey schist belt and includes the
ca. 550 to 560-Ma Anglesey blueschists. These suspect terranes are bounded to
These fragments are termed suspect tectonostratigraphic terranes (Figure 1). ...
TERRANE ANALYSIS Terrane Definition A tectonostratigraphic terrane is a ...
Only recently the existence of suspect terranes in this region was suggested by
Scheibner (1982), ... attempt to define suspect and tectonostratigraphic terranes.