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Precambrian tectonic history of the Black River Valley

R. S. Maass

Precambrian tectonic history of the Black River Valley

field guide

by R. S. Maass

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Published by The University in Eau Claire, Wis .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Black River Valley (Taylor County-La Crosse County, Wis.),
  • Wisconsin,
  • Black River Valley (Taylor County-La Crosse County)
    • Subjects:
    • Geology, Structural -- Wisconsin -- Black River Valley (Taylor County-La Crosse County) -- Guidebooks.,
    • Geology, Stratigraphic -- Precambrian -- Guidebooks.,
    • Black River Valley (Taylor County-La Crosse County, Wis.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementR.S. Maass and W.R. Van Schmus ; prepared for twenty-sixth annual meeting, Institute on Lake Superior Geology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, May 6-11, 1980.
      ContributionsVan Schmus, W. R., Institute on Lake Superior Geology (26th : 1980 : University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE601 .M28 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 leaves :
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3924577M
      LC Control Number81622224

      Prepared for the 85th Annual Meeting of THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA and ASSOCIATED SOCIETIES Minneapolis, Minnesota, SPECIAL PAPERS: Precambrian geology of the Minnesota River Valley between Morton and Montevideo: Grant, J.A., Pt. 1— Geology and structure; and Pt. 2—Geochronology and geochemistry. Alexander Deussen, Geology of the Coastal Plain of Texas (Washington: U.S. Department of the Interior, ). Ross A. Maxwell, Geologic and Historic Guide to the State Parks of Texas (Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, ). Samuel D. Myres, The Permian Basin: Petroleum Empire of the Southwest (2 vols., El Paso: Permian, , ).

      Recent summaries emphasize the pervasive tectonic activity throughout the geologic history of the region. Major tectonic events in Kentucky for which evidence has accumulated begin with late Precambrian rifting in western Kentucky (the Rough Creek graben of Soderberg and Keller () and the Mississippi Embayment) and in central Kentucky. The Black Lake shear zone has been proposed as a potentially important tectonic boundary between the Frontenac and Adirondack Lowlands terranes based on geologic and isotopic evidence.

      The earliest phase of tectonic evolution was marked by the cooling and solidification of the upper crust of the earth's surface in the Archaean Era (prior to billion years) which is represented by the exposure of gneisses and granites especially on the Peninsula. These form the core of the Indian Aravalli Range is the remnant of an early Proterozoic orogen called the Aravali. The geologic history of Texas is recorded in rocks that are exposed throughout the state and fill sedimentary basins. These rocks document more than a billion years of change. Those changes include the building and erosion of major mountain ranges, explosive volcanoes, strong earthquakes, vast deserts, evaporating salt basins, tropical forests.


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Precambrian tectonic history of the Black River Valley by R. S. Maass Download PDF EPUB FB2

PRECAMBRIAN TECTONIC HISTORY OF THE BLACK RIVER VALLEY Field Guide R.S. Maass and W.R. Van Schmus Prepared for Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting INSTITUTE ON LAKE SUPERIOR GEOLOGY University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Eau Claire, Wisconsin MayPRECAMBRIAN TECTONIC HISTORY OF THE BLACK RIVER VALLEY Field Guide R.S.

Maass and W.R. Van. The Minnesota River Valley subprovince of the Superior Province is an Archean gneiss terrane composed internally of four crustal blocks bounded by three zones of east-northeast-trending linear geophysical anomalies.

Two of the block-bounding zones are verified regional-scale by: The Great Lakes tectonic zone (GLTZ) is bounded by South Dakota at its tip and heads northeast to south of Duluth, Minnesota, then heads east through northern Wisconsin, Marquette, Michigan, and then trends more northeasterly to skim the northern-most shores of lakes.

Algoman orogeny added landmass to the Superior province Precambrian tectonic history of the Black River Valley book volcanic activity and continental collision along a boundary that. Keweenawan (Upper Precambrian) North Shore Volcanic Group, Minnesota (MGS Field Trip Guidebook no.

11) Eau Claire, WI: Paul Myers: Program and Abstracts: 1. Precambrian geology of the Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin 2. Precambrian tectonic history of the Black River Valley 3. Field Trip 1 Precambrian geology of the Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin Field Trip 2 Precambrian tectonic history of the Black River Valley Field Trip 3 Petrology, geochemistry, and contact relations of the Wausau and Stettin syenite plutons, Central Wisconsin Field Trip 4 Precambrian geology and tectonics of Marathon County, Wisconsin.

The combination of geologic information obtained in cratonic domains and their marginal orogenic belts thus form the basis for deciphering substantial periods of Earth’s history. Corresponding to the most intensively studied portion of the Precambrian nucleus of the South American plate, the São Francisco craton and its margins host a rock.

The Canadian shield, Precambrian shield, makes up the bedrock geology highlighted by rocks and lakes and a boreal forest area. There are transitional areas between boreal and tundra flora. The lower boundary of the Canadian Shield cuts across the province diagonally from the latitude 57 degrees in the north west to 54 degrees in the south east.

Three orogenies formed the Precambrian shield. The geology of Scotland is unusually varied for a country of its size, with a large number of differing geological features. There are three main geographical sub-divisions: the Highlands and Islands is a diverse area which lies to the north and west of the Highland Boundary Fault; the Central Lowlands is a rift valley mainly comprising Palaeozoic formations; and the Southern Uplands, which.

View downstream (west) along the Lamar River in Lamar Canyon. The rocks along the river banks are coarsely banded Precambrian gneisses more than billion years old, some of the oldest rocks in Yellowstone National Park.

Closeup views show coarse banding and texture of the gneiss; minerals include quartz, feldspar, and biotite (black mica). Tectonic processes differ over geological times ().This has led to debates on the relevance of tectonic models for specific periods of time (e.g., Bouhallier et al.,Cawood et al.,Condie and Benn,Gapais et al.,Kranendonk et al.,Turcotte and Schubert,van Haaften and White, ).During the Precambrian, tectonic processes were under the.

Wathiq Abdulnaby, in Developments in Structural Geology and Tectonics, Conclusion. Iraq is located at the NE margin of the Arabian plate near the suture zone of collision with the Eurasian plate. Structural and neotectonics studies of Iraq are important to shed more light on the tectonic evolution, stratigraphy, and distribution of natural resources in the NE margin of the Arabian plate.

underlies the Precambrian metasedimentary rocks of the Black Hills, and Armstrong and Hills () and Compton and others () identified an Archean base­ ment in northwestern Utah and south-central Idaho.

Catanzaro and Kulp () found the gneisses in. A Brief Geological History of the Connecticut River Valley By Prof. Richard D. Little [Please see the 3 rd edition of Dinosaurs, Dunes, and Drifting Continents and/or the DVDs Flow of Time and Rise and Fall of Lake Hitchcock for more in-depth content.

They are available at your local library or order from “publications” on the home page of this web site.]. Shaded relief map of the U.S. highlighting different tectonic settings. Superimposed in red are the more than National Park System sites. Letter codes are abbreviations for parks on Tectonic Settings pages and the Tectonic Settings—Master List on the Plate Tectonics.

The Rio Negro (Portuguese: Rio Negro [ˈʁi.u neɡɾu]; Spanish: Río Negro [ˈri.o ˈneɣɾo] "Black River"), or Guainía as it is known in its upper part, is the largest left tributary of the Amazon River (accounting for about 14% of the water in the Amazon basin), the largest blackwater river in the world, and one of the world's ten largest rivers by average discharge.

The Superior Craton is a stable crustal block covering Quebec, Ontario, and southeast Manitoba in Canada, and northern Minnesota in the United is the biggest craton among those formed during the Archean period. A craton is a large part of the Earth's crust that has been stable and subjected to very little geological changes over a long time.

The size of Superior Craton is about. The Phanerozoic history of North America, when viewed from the perspective of Pangea, can be divided into three broad phases with gradational time boundaries, as described in the following paragraphs.

During the first phase, which lasted from the late Precambrian to the Pennsylvanian, Pangea was under construction and the North American craton was marked by various, persistent. Geologic interpretation of shallow borings in the central Mississippi River valley enabled the construction of a structure contour map of the Pliocene–Pleistocene unconformity (top of the Eocene–base of Mississippi River alluvium) that overlies most of the Reelfoot rift.

This map reveals both river erosion and tectonic deformation. subsequent tectonic history of Oklahoma. The deep Proterozoic Hardeman basin (beneath the Paleozoic Hollis basin shown in fig. 1) along the Oklahoma-Texas border south of the Wichita Mountains is perhaps as old as Ga and is known only by seismic data.

Precambrian Era – A Hostile Time The geologic history of northwestern Montana, as read in its ancient rocks, began in the Precambrian Era, which began about 4, million years ago and extended to about million years ago.

This era comprises about 80% of the earth’s history. cal, and mineral commodity maps of Precambrian rocks in Wisconsin: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geo­ logic Investigations Map I, scaleOlmsted, 1.F.,Geologic map of part of the Marengo quadrangle: Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, open-file map, scaleIron River sheet.

The Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa is the largest gold province in the over years of exploitation in the goldfields and the decline of accessible high-grade reefs, in-mine exploration and targeting of ore bodies has become driven by sedimentary process models of ore formation and/or structural models of ore remobilisation and genesis.Africa - Africa - Geologic history: The African continent essentially consists of five ancient Precambrian cratons—Kaapvaal, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Congo, and West African—that were formed between about and 2 billion years ago and that basically have been tectonically stable since that time; those cratons are bounded by younger fold belts formed between 2 billion and million years ago.