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back-arc

Saltos de línea: back-arc

Definición de back-arc en inglés:

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Geology
Relating to or denoting the area behind an island arc: back-arc basin
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  • The Kinik rocks have characteristics of ophiolites formed in oceanic or back-arc basins rather than island-arc settings based on a number of observations.
  • Deformation is complex, with normal faulting and strike-slip faulting in the geomorphological back-arc basin.
  • What remains unclear is whether the rocks formed in an open ocean or a marginal back-arc basin associated with a subduction zone.

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