Inter-Wedging Nature of the Cheyenne Belt – Archean-Proterozoic Suture Defined by Seismic Reflection Data

  1. Karl E. Kalstrom and
  2. G. Randy Keller
  1. E. A. Morozova1,
  2. X. Wan1,
  3. K. R. Chamberlain1,
  4. S. B. Smithson1,
  5. R. Johnson2 and
  6. K. E. Karlstrom3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/154GM15

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

Morozova, E. A., Wan, X., Chamberlain, K. R., Smithson, S. B., Johnson, R. and Karlstrom, K. E. (2005) Inter-Wedging Nature of the Cheyenne Belt – Archean-Proterozoic Suture Defined by Seismic Reflection Data, 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: 10.1029/154GM15

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology & Geophysics, University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

  2. 2

    Department of Geosciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

  3. 3

    Earth & Planetary Sciences, University of New Mexico, Northrop Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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

  • Regional Geologic Setting

  • The Results of Previous Geophysical Studies

  • New Selsmic Data from the CD-ROM Profile Across the Cheyenne Belt

  • Seismic Reflectivity of the Wyoming Archeah Craton

  • Seismic Reflectivity of the Proterozoic Green Mountain Block

  • Discussions and Conclusions