From Collision to Extension: the Roots of the Southeastern Continental Margin of Brazil

  1. W. Mohriak and
  2. M. Taiwani
  1. Monica Heilbron1,
  2. Webster U. Mohriak2,
  3. CláUdio M. Valeriano1,
  4. Edison J. Milani2,
  5. Julio Almeida1 and
  6. Miguel Tupinambá1

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM115p0001

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins

How to Cite

Heilbron, M., Mohriak, W. U., Valeriano, C. M., Milani, E. J., Almeida, J. and Tupinambá, M. (2000) From Collision to Extension: the Roots of the Southeastern Continental Margin of Brazil, in Atlantic Rifts and Continental Margins (eds W. Mohriak and M. Taiwani), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM115p0001

Author Information

  1. 1

    Uerj-rio De Janeiro State University, Faculty of Geology, Rio De Janeiro-RJ

  2. 2

    Petrobras-Petr-Leo Brasileiro S.A., E&P, Rio De Janeiro-RJ

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900988

Online ISBN: 9781118664490

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Tectonic Units of Southeastern Brazil

  • The Ribeira Belt and Gondwana Amalgamation

  • The Paraná Basin in Gondwana and During Break-Up

  • The South Atlantic Opening and the Late Cretaceous - Tertiary Tectonism

  • Conclusions