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Tectonics of Circum-Pacific Continental Margins: Proceedings of the 28th International Geology Congress, 9-19 July, 1989

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Edited By: J Aubouin and J Bourgois


Hardback | Dec 1990 | #23241 | ISBN: 9067641324
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Understanding the structure and nature of movements within the Earth's crust has become increasingly important as we try to understand the history of the Earth and try to use this knowledge as a key to events in the future. This is especially relevant to those everincreasing communities populating the edges of the Pacific Ocean. This collection of papers deals with the tectonic modelling and evolution in some of the most seismically active regions in the world. Structural and stratigraphical analysis, together with geophysical, petrological and geochemical data give us some insight into tectonic events from the past and how they affected ancient landforms, and gives us a clearer understanding of earth movements and, therefore, allows us to predict catastrophic events such as earthquakes with greater accuracy.

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