Sedimentation and tectonics in the Welsh Basin; introduction

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Authors:Fitches, W. R.; Woodcock, N. H.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Univ. Coll. Wales, Dep. Geol., Dyfed, Wales, United Kingdom
Other:
Univ. Cambridge, United Kingdom
Volume Title:Sedimentation and tectonics of the Welsh Basin
Volume Authors:Fitches, W. R., editor
Source:Sedimentation and tectonics of the Welsh Basin, edited by W. R. Fitches and N. H. Woodcock. Geological Journal, Vol.22, p.1-5. Publisher: Wiley & Sons, Chichester-New York, United Kingdom. ISSN: 0072-1050
Publication Date:1987
Note:In English. 8 refs.Spring thematic issue; sketch map
Summary:This paper briefly reviews the contributions to this thematic issue. Most papers describe new field data in their local tectonic context. Uniform and justified caution emerges in speculating on models invoking plate tectonics for the early Palaeozoic of the Welsh basin.(This paper and those of the following 15 abstracts form the Spring Thematic Issue of this journal, and comprise contributions to the Joint Meeting of the Tectonic Studies Group of the Geological Society and the British Sedimentological Research Group on 'Sedimentation and Tectonics of the Welsh Basin', editors: W.R. Fitches & N. H. Woodcock. The meeting was held on the 10-14th April, 1986). [R.K.H.]
Subjects:Cambrian; Controls; Diagenesis; Paleozoic; Sedimentary petrology; Sedimentation; Structural controls; Structural geology; Tectonics; Europe; Great Britain; United Kingdom; Wales; Welsh Basin; Western Europe
Abstract Numbers:88M/1140
Record ID:1989052160
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Mineralogical Abstracts, United Kingdom, Twickenham, United Kingdom
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