Mesozoic sub-continental lithospheric thinning under Eastern Asia [electronic resource] / edited by M.-G. Zhai ... [et al.].
- London : Geological Society, 2007.
- Geological Society special publication; vol. 280.
Geological Society special publication
1 online resource (viii, 352 p.) : illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.).
- Earth (Planet) -- Crust -- Congresses.
- The North China craton is the only known place where an Archaean craton with a thick tectospheric root lost half of that root in younger tectonism by processes such as delamination, convection, hydration-weakening, compositional change or some other mechanism. In this volume, authors provide data constraining the geometry and timing of root loss, aimed at understanding why and how continental roots are lost in general.
- Selected conference papers.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
- Zhai, M. -G. (Mingguo)
Geological Society of London.
- Other format:
- Print version
- 9781862398634 (ebook)
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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