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Authors: Burrett, C. F.
Title: Plate tectonics and the fusion of Asia
Date: 1974
Source: Earth and Planetary Science Letters
DOI: 10.1016/0012-821X(74)90052-1
Abstract: The coincidence of orogenic belts containing zones of high pressure metamorphism, ophiolites and deepwater sediments with faunal province boundaries leads to the postulation of several sutural zones within Asia. About nine blocks are defined and it is suggested on the basis of palaeogeographical, palaeontological and tectonic evidence that Asia did not fuse completely until well into the Mesozoic.
Date Created: 1/30/2012
Volume: 21
Number: 2
Page Start: 181
Page End: 189