Problem of Positioning Paleogene Eurasia: A Review; Efforts to Resolve the Issue; Implications for the India–Asia Collision

  1. P. Clift,
  2. W. Kuhnt,
  3. P. Wang and
  4. D. Hayes
  1. Jason R. Ali and
  2. Jonathan C. Aitchison

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/149GM02

Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas

Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas

How to Cite

Ali, J. R. and Aitchison, J. C. (2004) Problem of Positioning Paleogene Eurasia: A Review; Efforts to Resolve the Issue; Implications for the India–Asia Collision, in Continent-Ocean Interactions Within East Asian Marginal Seas (eds P. Clift, W. Kuhnt, P. Wang and D. Hayes), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/149GM02

Author Information

  1. Department of Earth Sciences, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, P.R. China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904146

Online ISBN: 9781118666067

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Keywords:

  • Geology—North Pacific Ocean;
  • Plate tectonics—North Pacific Ocean;
  • Sediments (Geology)—North Pacific Ocean;
  • Climatic changes—North Pacific Ocean

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Reliance on the Naip Poles

  • Systematic Inclination Shallowing in Central and East Asia Continental Red Beds

  • Recently Published Data

  • New Late Paleocene-Early Eocene (55-52 MA) Pole for Eurasia

  • Implications for the India Collision

  • Early Paleogene Reconstruction

  • Late Paleogene Reconstruction

  • Consequences of a Late, Rather than Ealar, India-Asia Collision

  • Conclusions

  • Appendix