Geology of the Chugach Mountains and Southern Copper River Basin, Southern Alaska

  1. Warren J. Nokleberg,
  2. Michael A. Fisher,
  3. Ruth A. M. Schmidt,
  4. Warren J. Nokleberg and
  5. Robert A. Page
  1. George Plafker

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT104p0003

Alaskan Geological and Geophysical Transect

Alaskan Geological and Geophysical Transect

How to Cite

Plafker, G. (1989) Geology of the Chugach Mountains and Southern Copper River Basin, Southern Alaska, in Alaskan Geological and Geophysical Transect (eds W. J. Nokleberg, M. A. Fisher, R. A. M. Schmidt, W. J. Nokleberg and R. A. Page), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT104p0003

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906539

Online ISBN: 9781118667361

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Keywords:

  • Chugach mountains and copper river basin;
  • Chugach terrane;
  • Field trip;
  • Neotectonics;
  • Peninsular terrane;
  • Tectonic setting;
  • Wrangellia terrane

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tectonic Setting

  • Geology of Wrangellia Terrane

  • Geology of the Peninsular Terrane

  • Geology of the Chugach Terrane

  • Tertiary Hypabyssal Intrusive Rocks

  • Neotectonics

  • Field Trip Stops - Day 3

  • End Day 3 at Glennallen (Mile 115)