Geology of the Northern Copper River Basin, Eastern Alaska Range, and Southern Yukon-Tanana Upland

  1. Warren J. Nokleberg,
  2. Michael A. Fisher,
  3. Ruth A. M. Schmidt,
  4. Warren J. Nokleberg and
  5. Robert A. Page
  1. Warren J. Nokleberg1,
  2. Helen L. Foster1 and
  3. John N. Aleinikoff2

Published Online: 20 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT104p0034

Alaskan Geological and Geophysical Transect

Alaskan Geological and Geophysical Transect

How to Cite

Nokleberg, W. J., Foster, H. L. and Aleinikoff, J. N. (1989) Geology of the Northern Copper River Basin, Eastern Alaska Range, and Southern Yukon-Tanana Upland, 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/FT104p0034

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California

  2. 2

    U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, Colorado

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:

  • Broxson gulch thrust and maclaren terrane;
  • Denali fault and field trip stops;
  • Eastern alaska range;
  • Metamorphic complex of gulkana river;
  • Northern copper river basin;
  • Peninsular and wrangellia terrane;
  • Southern yukon-tanana upland;
  • Windy and aurora peak terrane

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tectonic Setting

  • Geology of the Peninsular Terrane

  • Geology of the Metamorphic Complex of Gulkana River

  • Geology of the Wrangellia Terrane

  • Broxson Gulch Thrust

  • Geology of the Maclaren Terrane

  • Denali Fault

  • Geology of the Windy Terrane

  • Geology of the Aurora Peak Terrane

  • Geology of the Southern Yukon-Tanana Terrane, Eastern Alaska Range

  • Summary of the Geology of the Southern Yukon-Tanana Upland

  • Northern Yukon-Tanana Terrane, Southern Yukon-Tanana Upland

  • Regional Correlations, Structural Stacking, Origin, and Tectonics of the Yukon-Tanana Terrane, Eastern Alaska Range and Southern Yukon-Tanana Upland

  • Field Trip Stops - Day 4

  • Field Trip Stops - Day 5