Deformation of the Continental Crust: The Legacy of Mike by A C Ries, R W H Butler and R H Graham, A. C. Ries, R. W. H.

By A C Ries, R W H Butler and R H Graham, A. C. Ries, R. W. H. Butler, R. H. Graham

This distinct e-book, in reminiscence and get together of the paintings of Professor Mike Coward, is ready the deformation of the continental lithosphere. The accumulated papers speak about geometry, structural ideas, strategies and difficulties in quite a lot of tectonic settings and thereby mirror the breadth of Coward's pursuits. They surround the evolution of Precambrian basement gneiss terrains, the geometry and evolution of thrust platforms, basement involvement and structural inheritance in basins, syn-orogenic extension, salt tectonics, the implication of structural evolution on hydrocarbon prospectivity and structural controls on mineralization. Examples are drawn from the Lewisian and Moine Thrust Belt of NW Scotland, the Italian Apennines, NW Himalayas, the Cyclades, Oman, Zagros Mountains, Colombian Cordillera, Carpathians, North Sea, offshore Brazil, neighborhood experiences of the Irumide Belt (central Africa), Taurus Mountains (Turkey), higher South the US, and from the Witwatersrand Basin of South Africa and the Antler Orogeny of SW united states.

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J. & Craig, J. M. 1926. Geology of the Outer Hebrides. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 54, 467-89. PARK, R. G. 2005. The Lewisian terrane model: a review. Scottish Journal of Geology, 41(2), 105-118. PARK, R. , TARNEY, J. & CONNELLY, J. N. 2001. W. Scotland. Precambrian Research, 105, 2-4, 205-226. PEACH, B. , CLOUGH, C. T. & HINXMAN, L. W. 1907. The Geological Structure of the North-West Highlands of Scotland. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Great Britain. RAMSAY, J. G. 1967.

BUTLER,R. W. H. & GRAHAM,R. H. (eds) 2007. Geological Society, London, Special Publications, 272, 27-45. 0305-8719/07/$15 9 The Geological Society of London 2007. 28 JOHN WHEELER Fig. 1. The main outcrops of the Lewisian Complex in NW Scotland. (3) Rotations of pre-existing markers, such as dykes, at the margins of high-strain zones. Rotations are a consequence of any imposed strain, but become more diagnostic of simple shear when more than one set of markers is available; for example, two sets of dykes (Escher et al.

Z ~ type A block ~-----, i type B blocks t 50 km I ....... II " "EL. ~,'"~= - - -,. _ ~oc~ "" " " , l . / i . / /k0~__ ,),~. -4~ (Gru,nard type) i , 50 km j Fig. 17. Kinney & Friend's fundamentally different members of the Lewisian complex put into geological context by Park (2005, fig. 2). (a) The Outer Hebrides is shown displaced by 50 km dextrally along a NE-SW line to align the dextral strike-slip shear zones of Gairloch and South Harris (MT, Moine Thrust; OHFZ, Outer Hebrides Fault Zone).

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