alpinotype tectonics

alpinotype tectonics

[al′pē·nō‚tīp ‚tek′tän·iks]
(geology)
Tectonics of the alpine-type geosynclinal mountain belts characterized by deep-seated plastic folding, plutonism, and lateral thrusting.
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