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Thrust Tectonics


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Erosional control of active compressional orogens.- Dynamic and kinematic growth and change of a Coulomb wedge.- A developmental stage of a foreland belt.- One-dimensional models for plane and non-plane power-law flow in shortening and elongating thrust zones.- Centrifuge modelling of the propagation of thrust faults.- Physical models of thrust wedges.- Generation of curved fold-thrust belts: Insight from simple physical and analytical models.- Thrust faults in inverted extensional basins.- Rates of folding and faulting determined from growth strata.- Role of shear in fault-propagation folding.- 2-D reconstruction of thrust evolution using the fault-bend fold method.- Kinematic models of deformation at an oblique ramp.- Stress controls on fold thrust style.- Kinematics of large-scale asymmetric buckle folds in overthrust shear: an example from the Helvetic nappes.- Forelimb deformation in some natural examples of fault-propagation folds.- The geometric evolution of foreland thrust systems.- Some geometric problems of ramp-flat thrust models.- The duplex model: Implications from a study of flexural-slip duplexes.- Palaeomagnetic techniques applied to thrust belts.- Evolution of crystalline thrust sheets in the internal parts of mountain chains.- Evolution of a continental collision belt: ECORS-Pyrenees crustal balanced cross-section.- Thrusting and foreland basin evolution in the Southern Pyrenees.- South Pyrenean fold-and-thrust belt: Role of foreland evaporitic levels in thrust geometry.- Contrasting rotations within thrust sheets and kinematics of thrust tectonics as derived from palaeomagnetic data: an example from the Southern Pyrenees.- The Alps - a transpressive pile of peels.- Structural evolution of the western Chartreuse fold and thrust system, NW French Subalpine Chains.- Kinematics of a transverse zone in the Southern Alps, Italy.- Hangingwall geometry of overthrusts emanating from ductile decollements.- The Venetian Alps thrust belt.- Thrust geometries, interferences and rotations in the Northwest Himalaya.- Balanced and retrodeformed geological cross-section from the frontal Sulaiman Lobe, Pakistan: Duplex development in thick strata along the western margin of the Indian Plate.- The Monashee decollement of the southern Canadian Cordillera: a crustal-scale shear zone linking the Rocky Mountain Foreland belt to lower crust beneath accreted terranes.- The Skeena fold belt: a link between the Coast Plutonic Complex, the Omineca belt and the Rocky Mountain fold and thrust belt.- Geometric evidence for synchronous thrusting in the southern Alberta and northwest Montana thrust belts.- The analysis of fracture systems in subsurface thrust structures from the Foothills of the Canadian Rockies.- Thrust tectonics and Cretaceous intracontinental shortening in southeast Alaska.

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