internides

internides

[in′tər·nə‚dēz]
(geology)
The internal part of an orogenic belt, farthest away from the craton, which is commonly the site of a eugeosyncline during its early phases and is later subjected to plastic folding and plutonism. Also known as primary arc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The Alleghanian orogeny as manifested in the Appalachian internides. In The Appalachian-Ouachita Orogen in file United States.
Jr., 1987, Tectonics of the southern and central Appalachian internides: Annual Review Earth and Planetary Science, v.
In Paleoproterozoic orogens, the Archean Superior and Slave provinces acted as orogen-bounding continents, whereas the Archean Hearne and Rae provinces underwent significant reworking within the orogenic internides.