Yakataga Fold-and-Thrust Belt: Structural Geometry and Tectonic Implications of a Small Continental Collision Zone

  1. Jeffrey T. Freymueller,
  2. Peter J. Haeussler,
  3. Robert L. Wesson and
  4. Göran Ekström
  1. Wesley K. Wallace

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/179GM13

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska

How to Cite

Wallace, W. K. (2008) Yakataga Fold-and-Thrust Belt: Structural Geometry and Tectonic Implications of a Small Continental Collision Zone, in Active Tectonics and Seismic Potential of Alaska (eds J. T. Freymueller, P. J. Haeussler, R. L. Wesson and G. Ekström), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C. doi: 10.1029/179GM13

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology and Geophysics and Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904443

Online ISBN: 9781118666395

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Keywords:

  • Geology, Structural—Alaska;
  • Earthquake zones—Alaska;
  • Geodynamics—Alaska

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geologic and Tectonic Setting

  • Structural Transect Across the Central Yakataga Fold-and-Thrust Belt

  • Age and Rate of Deformation

  • Tectonic Implications

  • Summary and conclusions