Late Paleozoic of Germany

  • Martin MeschedeEmail author
  • Laurence N. Warr
Part of the Regional Geology Reviews book series (RGR)


The long-lasting phase of deformation and metamorphism that occurred across Central Europe in the Devonian and Carboniferous is referred to as the Variscan Orogeny . The accompanying mountains that formed during this orogeny are known as the Variscides .

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Geography and GeologyUniversity of GreifswaldGreifswaldGermany

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