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By Heinrich Bahlburg, Christian Breitkreuz, Peter Giese

This quantity offers an outline of the geotectonic evolution of the significant Andes. The contributions conceal the full spectrum of geoscientific study: geology, petrology, geochemistry, geophysics and geomorphology. They care for the interval from past due Precambrium as much as the youngest phenomena within the Quaternary. The booklet is of worth for local geologists in addition to for scientists attracted to orogenic methods on the topic of lively continental margins.

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The Southern Central Andes: Contributions to Structure and Evolution of an Active Continental Margin (Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences)

This quantity offers an outline of the geotectonic evolution of the imperative Andes. The contributions disguise the complete spectrum of geoscientific examine: geology, petrology, geochemistry, geophysics and geomorphology. They care for the interval from past due Precambrium as much as the youngest phenomena within the Quaternary.

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40: 229-239. GEOLOGY AND S E D I M E N T O L O G Y OF THE C A M B R I A N GRUPO MESON (NW ARGENTINA) M. Kumpa f~r Geologie, Freie U n i v e r s i t i t Berlin, 34a, 1000 Berlin 33, Federal Republic Germany Institut Altensteinstr. M. C. Sanchez U n i v e r s i d a d Nacional de Salta Buenos Aires 177, 4400 Salta, A r g e n t i n a Abstract For the and region 250 duced and S studied thick quartz subtidal spatial platform sible. The Crat6geno or the of a present-day is d e s c r i b e d types under made shallow postulated south of the Andes Cambrian Lithology, facies areas the and process.

Introduction Several authors have analysed different aspects of the Ordovician basin of Northwestern Argentina, the most important ones being: ACENOLAZA (1973, 1976), ACENOLAZA & TOSELLI (1984), BALDIS (1978), COIRA et al. (1982), CUERDA (1973), FURQUE & CUERDA (1979), HARRINGTON (in HARRINGTON & LEANZA 1957), KEIDEL (1943), RAMOS(1973), RUIZ HUIDOBRO (1975), SALFITY et al. (1975, 1984a), TURNER (1972). There is a wealth of paleontologic research though much of i t deals with findings restricted to isolated areas, except for some synthesis papers such as the one by HARRINGTON & LEANZA (1957).

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