Pre-collisional extension of microcontinental terranes by a subduction pulley


Gun E., Pysklywec R. N. , Göğüş O. H. , Topuz G.

NATURE GEOSCIENCE, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
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  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1038/s41561-021-00746-9
  • Title of Journal : NATURE GEOSCIENCE

Abstract

Microcontinents drifting towards a subduction zone can be extended before reaching it by slab pull, not just extended after their accretion, according to numerical simulations supported by geological evidence.