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1 November 2010

Tavşanlı Zone field trip, part 4

Picking up where we left off… I was telling you about the field trip I took through Turkey’s Tavşanlı Zone, a tectonic suture zone between fragments of continental crust that accreted during the closure of the Tethys Ocean. Day 2 of the trip dawned and we broke fast, and then headed out to a bizarre locality, an exposure of the accretionary complex near the village of Gümüşyeniköy. This is a …


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