North American Orogenies
http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~rcb7/NAM_Orogenies.html

Ronald Blakey, Northern Arizona University, Department of Geology


This web-site contains files showing simple cross sections of one or more states in selected North American orogenies (mountain building events). Major structures, elements, and rock units are shown. The orogenies covered here include the Wopmay, Taconic, Acadian, Alleghanian, Palisades, Antler, Ancestral Rockies, Sonoman, Sevier and Laramide.

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Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Tectonics, Historical Geology, Structural Geology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Graduate/Professional
Focus on the Cretaceous: Magmatism, Paleogeography, Tectonics
Topics: Earth surface, Time/Earth History, Solid Earth:Structural Geology, Solid Earth