Alpine orogeny


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Alpine orogeny

[′al‚pīn ȯ′räj·ə·nē]
(geology)
Jurassic through Tertiary orogeny which affected the Alpides.
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Since Alpine orogeny was not active in the studied area, the tilt-corrected results are not considered any further.
During the Late Miocene and Pliocene, the Alpine Orogeny produced the Zagros and Oman mountains, creating the structural framework seen today.
2007); but had a main event during the Alpine Orogeny in the Late Miocence-Plieocene orogenic phase (Hessami et al.