2D Laramide Geometries and Kinematics of the Rocky Mountains, Western U.S.A.

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. Eric A. Erslev

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM02

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics

How to Cite

Erslev, E. A. (2005) 2D Laramide Geometries and Kinematics of the Rocky Mountains, Western U.S.A., in The Rocky Mountain Region: An Evolving Lithosphere Tectonics, Geochemistry, and Geophysics (eds K. E. Kalstrom and G. R. Keller), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/154GM02

Author Information

  1. Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904191

Online ISBN: 9781118666326

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Keywords:

  • Orogeny—Rocky Mountains;
  • Geology, Structural—Rocky Mountains;
  • Geophysics—Rocky Mountains;
  • Core-mantle boundary

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Laramide Crustal and Mantle Geometries

  • Restorable Cross-Sectional Models for Laramide Deformation

  • Discussion and Conclusions