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Examining Deformation Evolution in the Wyoming Laramide Foreland

Posted August 4, 2011

Abstract: Amelia Zhi Yi Mentor: Laramide foreland deformation in Wyoming represents a classic tectonic province, yet there are outstanding questions about the kinematic and mechanical processes responsible for the mountain systems seen today. The archetype Laramide orogen, which spans over 1,200km from Central Montana to New Mexico, was formed during the Late Cretaceous to early […]