Neogene deposits indicate that major thrusts, with east vergence, moved to the east between ~20 Ma ago and present time (Jordan et al., 1993).
The area along the present day thrust front was affected by synorogenic
normal faulting within the foreland basin before thrusting began (Blisniuk and Sonder, 1998).
paleogeography of the Maine Appalachians.
Specific topics include Silurian-bearing terranes of Alaska, the significance of detrital zircons in Upper Devonian ocean-basin strata of the Sonora allochthon and Lower Permian synorogenic
strata of Mina Mexico foredeep in central Sonora, and Late Triassic mixed carbonate-volcaniclastic facies of the Olds Ferry terrane in eastern Oregon and western Idaho.
Major regional structural units were formed in the Sudetes, first depositional areas containing local, synorogenic
lithological infill developed (Swiebodzice and Bardo basins and initial Intra-Sudetic basin), as well as most significant magmatic intrusions in the region occurred.
McB., and Ronaszeki, J., 1999, Synorogenic
hydrothermal origin for Giant Hamersley iron oxide ore bodies: Geology, v 27, p.
Small- and middle-sized rapakivi granite massifs are often located within synorogenic
faults within the basement.
This zone, which is bounded on the west by the Asturo-Occidental-Leonesa (West Asturias Leon) zone and on the east by the Santander Mesozoic cap, is characterized by a combination of Paleozoic pre-Carboniferous-series rocks with shallow-water platform sediments consisting of detrital and carbonate formations, and a well-developed synorogenic
and post-orogenic Carboniferous horizon (Julivert, 1983).
According to Murphy and Roberts (1997), the majority of showings throughout the region are synorogenic
related to post-peak metamorphic Variscan deformation stage.
Inclusion trail geometries in porphyroblasts can help us to thoroughly investigate fine-scale processes involved in crustal-scale mechanics, where synorogenic
two- phase collision and exhumation have been proposed.