Definition of Terrane. Meaning of Terrane. Synonyms of Terrane

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Definition of Terrane

Terrane
Terrane Ter"rane, n. (Geog.) A region or limited area considered with reference to some special feature; as, the terrane of a river, that is, its drainage basin.
Terrane
Terrane Ter"rane, n. [F. terrain, from L. terra earth.] (Geol.) A group of rocks having a common age or origin; -- nearly equivalent to formation, but used somewhat less comprehensively.

Meaning of Terrane from wikipedia

- Birminian Terrane Kahiltna Terrane Likasi Terrane Mozambique Belt Asia Aldan Terrane Bargusin Terrane Daldyn Terrane Magan Terrane Markha Terrane Shan–Thai...
- Highlands Terrane, in contrast is composed predominantly of ancient anorthositic materials. A third terrane, the South Pole–Aitken Terrane, may simply...
- geological terranes in the region are the Charnwood Terrane, Fenland Terrane, Cymru Terrane and the Monian Composite Terrane. The Wrekin Terrane is bounded...
- to all of: The Wrangell(ia) Terrane alone; A composite terrane (CT) consisting of the Wrangell Terrane, Peninsular Terrane, and other rock units that were...
- Terrane, Raleigh Terrane, Spring Hope Terrane, Roanoke Rapids Terrane, Uchee Terrane, Savannah River Terrane, Augusta Terrane, Milledgeville Terrane,...
- in Ecuador and Venezuela) Chibcha Terrane (Andean Region) Caribbean Terrane (Eastern Caribbean Region) Tahamí Terrane (Central Andean Region) In the history...
- The Lhasa terrane is a terrane, or fragment of crustal material, sutured to the Eurasian Plate during the Cretaceous that forms present-day southern Tibet...
- The Qiantang terrane is one of three main west-east-trending terranes of the Tibetan Plateau. During the Tri****ic, a southward-directed subduction along...
- The Hottah terrane is a Paleoproterozoic terrane in the northwestern end of the Canadian Shield which is exposed near Hottah Lake, Northwest Territories...
- The Central Highlands Terrane, also known as the Grampian Terrane, is a sequence of early Paleozoic metamorphic rocks containing many igneous intrusions...
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