Paleogeology

Paleogeology, Paleoclimate, in relation to Evolution of Life on Earth

Geologic Features/Processes

Structure
Earth's structureAcasta gneissesasthenospherecore, solid core, liquid corecontinental crust, crust, upper lithospheremantle, inner mantle, outer mantle, inner lithosphere, mantle rocksoceanic crust, rocks of oceanic crust
geologic provinces basincraton large igneous provincesoceanic basinorogenic beltorogenic belts at continental marginsplatformprovincesshieldstructural basin
igneous structures
mantle plumes
oceanic structuresabyssal plaincomposition of oceanic crustcontinental crustcontinental risecontinental shelfcontinental slopecreation/consumption of oceanic crustmid-oceanic ridgesoceanic crustoldest oceanic crustpaleomagnetic recordseamountssubmarine trenchesvolcanic islands
volcanoes

Processes
contact metamorphism
dynamic metamorphism
hydrothermal metamorphism
impact metamorphism
mantle plumes
metamorphism
orogeny
regional metamorphism
subduction subduction zone magmas
tectonics
thermal metamorphism

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