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The evolution of the northern margin of the Tethys in eastern Switzerland

Funk, Hanspeter
Oberhänsli, Roland
Pfiffner, Adrian
Schmid, Stephan
Published in Episodes. 1987, vol. 10, no. 2, p. 102-106
Abstract The former northern margin of Tethis is being studied in the Alpine chain by IGCP Project 198("Evolution of the Northern Margin of the Tethys"). This paper summarizes the present state of the knowlege from the opening phase of this Mesozoic to early Paleogene seaway in Eastern Switzerland. Basement rocks and sediments of the previous margin are now exposed here in the stack of the Alps and their European foreland.
Keywords Eastern SwitzerlandAlpsNorthern margin of the TethysPaleogeographyMesozoicPaleogene
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FUNK, Hanspeter et al. The evolution of the northern margin of the Tethys in eastern Switzerland. In: Episodes, 1987, vol. 10, n° 2, p. 102-106. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:90541

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