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Phanerozoic Orogens of Northwestern South America: Cordilleran-Type Orogens. Taphrogenic Tectonics. The Maracaibo Orogenic Float. The Chocó-Panamá Indenter

  • Fabio Cediel
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Keywords

Colombia Andean-type orogenies Taphrogenic tectonics Maracaibo orogenic float Guiana Shield Allochthonous terranes Northern Andean orogeny 

Abbreviations

CAT

Caribbean terranes

CA-VA

Cajamarca-Valdivia terrane

CCOP

Caribbean-Colombian oceanic plateau

CCR

Colombian Caribbean Realm

CHO

Chocó-Panamá Arc

CTR

Central Tectonic Realm

DAP

Dagua-Piñón

GDFS

Garrapatas-Dabeiba Fault System

GSR

Guiana Shield Realm

GU-FA

Guajira-Falcón terranes

IRLPM

Igneous-related low-pressure metamorphism

ME

Sierra de Mérida (“Venezuelan Andes”)

MOF

Maracaibo orogenic float

NAB

North Andean belt

NW SA

Northwestern South America

OPTFS

Oca-El Pilar Transform Fault System

PAT

Pacific Terranes

RO

Romeral Mélange

SNStM

Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta

WETSA

W-E Tectono-Sedimentary Anomaly

WTR

Western Tectonic Realm

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