6. Cordillera Darwin

  1. Ian W. D. Dalziel,
  2. Krzysztof Birkenmajer,
  3. Constantino Mpodozis,
  4. Victor A. Ramos and
  5. Michael R. A. Thomson

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118670378.ch6

Tectonics of the Scotia Arc, Antarctica: Punta Arenas, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina January 1-February 1, 1989

Tectonics of the Scotia Arc, Antarctica: Punta Arenas, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina January 1-February 1, 1989

How to Cite

Dalziel, I. W. D., Birkenmajer, K., Mpodozis, C., Ramos, V. A. and Thomson, M. R. A. (eds) (1989) Cordillera Darwin, in Tectonics of the Scotia Arc, Antarctica: Punta Arenas, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina January 1-February 1, 1989, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118670378.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875905501

Online ISBN: 9781118670378

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Keywords:

  • Cordillera Darwin and Canal Beagle;
  • Deception Island, Livingston Island and Smith Island;
  • Elephant Island Group;
  • Islas Diego Ramirez;
  • King George Island;
  • Plate tectonic setting of Scotia Arc;
  • Southern Pacific Ocean basin;
  • Trinity Peninsula and James Ross Island

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Geology

  • Basement Complex

  • Cover Rocks

  • Intrusive Rocks

  • Structural Sequence and Geometry

  • Tectonic Interpretation

  • Comparison with North AmericaIl Metamorphic Core Complexes

  • Implications for Cordilleran Orogenesis

  • Possible Landing Sites