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John Compton
Northern Arizona University
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Abstract The Proterozoic Grenville orogeny (~ 1300–980 Ma) reactivated the Archean-hosted Kapuskasing suture in Laurentia which then propagated west and south initiating the Keweenaw rift (1141–1085 Ma) which closed by thrust shortening at 1060 Ma. Late Proterozoic-Paleozoic sediments were then deformed in association with the amalgamation of Pangea in the late Paleozoic causing ~ 30 km of thrust shortening along this 4000 km paired (inverted) fault system, preserved by numerous 2nd and 3rd orde...
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