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orogen

(ˈɒrəʊdʒən)
n
(Geological Science) a part of the earth subject to orogeny
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Looking first at Zagros orogen and the Iranian Plateau, they discuss the development of geological perceptions and explorations on the Iranian Plateau: from Zoroastrian cosmology to plate tectonics 1200 BCE to 1980 CE, inferring the kinematics of the Great Kavir fault from a structural analysis of the Pees Kuh Complex in the Jandaq area of central Iran, tectono-stratigraphic evidence for the opening and closing of the Neotethys Ocean in Iran's southern Sanandaj-Sirjan zone, and other matters.
The Paupong Project is located in the south-eastern Lachlan Orogen, in far southern New South Wales.
16 October 2017 - UK-based mining company Orogen Gold plc (LSE: ORE) plans to acquire e-commerce womenswear brand operator Thread 35 Ltd.
Structural Analyses of Overturned and Sheared Rocks in the Caribbean Orogen Hinterlands: Kinematics of Faults and Scaley Fabrics in the Galera Grit and Toco Cataclasite, Toco, Trinidad.
This audience was treated to the flawless performances of the classic songs and dances of Chinese culture by the Aidi schoolchildren, including the subtle and beautiful Ling bird Dai dance, Jiangnans gentle folk song Jasmine and the majestic Orogen E Hulan Randan.
An integrated analysis of an orogen-sedimentary basin pair: Latest Cretaceous-Cenozoic evolution of the linked Eastern Cordillera orogen and the Llanos foreland basin of Colombia.
The northern Appalachian orogen widens dramatically to the north from the deep-crustal, high-grade metamorphic region of southern New England to shallow crustal low-grade rocks in eastern Maine and New Brunswick (Fig.
The geochemical data proposes felsic detritus from the Himalayan orogen and mafic/ultramafic detritus from the Muslim Bagh-Waziristan Ophiolite.
The Tectonic Stress Field in the Dabashan Orogen Resulting from Late Mesozoic Intra-Continental Orogeny.
Pandit will serve as chairman and CEO of the new venture, which is to be called Orogen.
According to Zuchiewicz there are several uplifted tectonic zones, with similar uplift intensities, rates and durations in different parts of the orogen (Zuchiewicz, 2001).
Late Palaeozoic intrusive and volcanic rocks are widespread north of the Variscan orogen and constitute an early Carboniferous-early Permian igneous province that extends from SW Ireland over Scotland, southern Scandinavia, to the North German Basin and adjacent areas.