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Maine Geological Survey

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Identifier

2971

Description

Subduction occurs in the Iapetus Ocean forming volcanic arcs. Volcanic arcs and microcontinents collide with Laurentia. The Taconic Orogony. (500 - 400 m.y.a)

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Keywords

education; outreach; CREST; figure; taconic orogony; subduction; volcanic arcs; microcontinents; laurentia; iapetus ocean

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