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 Birekte Terrane Bargusin Terrane Daldyn Terrane Magan Terrane Markha...
- Highlands Terrane, and the South Pole–Aitken Terrane. Each terrane has a unique origin, composition, and thermal evolution. The Procellarum KREEP Terrane, or...
- Spavinaw terrane is an occurrence of Proterozoic (1.40–1.35 Ga) intrusive and volcanic rocks in the mid-continent region of the United States. The terrane extends...
- The Burma Terrane or West Burma block was an isolated Gondwana-derived island arc within the Tethys Ocean. The terrane was in the upper plate of the subduction...
- The Armorican terrane, Armorican terrane ****emblage, or simply Armorica, was a microcontinent or group of continental fragments that rifted away from Gondwana...
- / 59.984; -140.588 The Wrangellia Terrane (named for the Wrangell Mountains, Alaska) is a crustal fragment (terrane) extending from the south-central...
- geological terranes in the region are the Charnwood Terrane, Fenland Terrane, Cymru Terrane and the Monian Composite Terrane. The Wrekin Terrane is bounded...
- The Central Highlands Terrane in Scotland, also known as the Grampian Terrane, is a sequence of early Paleozoic metamorphic rocks containing many igneous...
- The Caribbean Terrane (Spanish: Terreno del Caribe, TC) is a geological province (terrane) of Colombia. The terrane, dating to the Late Cretaceous, is...
- Since the introduction of the term terrane in the 1980s, Avalonia has been referred to as "platform", "composite terrane", "superterrane", "East" and "West...