orogenesis


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orogenesis

[‚ȯr·ə′jen·ə·səs]
(geology)
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Orogenesis, en palabras del propio autor, implica la toma de conciencia de como la construccion del territorio puede no depender de leyes de la geologia, sino de la arbitrariedad de un codigo: "Joan Fontcuberta va al centro de una cuestion: el como se fundamenta la fantasia o el imaginario de donde derivan, por extension, las nociones de verdad o escepticismo y las lecturas politicas (Vidal Oliveras s.
Palabras clave: Orogenesis, interglaciar, conos de deyeccion.
carnosum y una especie probablemente nueva de Welfia), o al arco de Iquitos (Astrocaryum macrocalyx, Chelyocarpus repens), lo cual indica la importancia de la orogenesis andina en la especiacion.
Basing on indirect evidence, one can infer that this structure originated during the Variscan orogenesis, and became reactivated during the Alpine cycle.
The Dora-Maira Massif (composed of very high pressure metamorphic rocks), is of great importance for the study of the alpine orogenesis, and has produced large, somewhat rounded crystals of pyrope, up to 25 cm in diameter.
El comienzo del proceso de expansion del OceanoAtlantico primero y de la orogenesis pirenaica despues, posibilitaron su diferenciacion inicial desde fines del Mesozoico.
The origin of these birds was probably related to the appearance of high Andean open supraforest environments in the Northern Andes and the northern Central Andes during the second half of the Tertiary, from the Miocene onward (Simpson, 1986; Hooghiemstra & Cleef, 1995), when major Northern Andean orogenesis took place (Hooghiemstra & Cleef, 19 95) and high-elevation Trochiline hummingbird clades arose (Bleiweiss et al.
Caves of northern Yukon Territory are mainly developed in Devonian limestone beds of the Gossage and Ogilvie formations (Norris, 1978), which were deformed by the Laramide Orogenesis some 60M years ago (Gabrielse, 1975).
Concepts and topics directly related to tectonics include earthquakes, volcanism, and orogenesis (mountain making process).
Its geological value is accounted for by its location in the Andes Cordillera where, due to its intense and recent orogenesis, deposits with large reserves, better grades and attractive paragenesis are found.
Collision of major crustal features such as continents and island arcs is considered to be a principal cause of orogenesis that normally results in building mountain chains and thickening the crust.
They're learning about the structural components involved in orogenesis, mining techniques, and environmental issues related to geology.