Thickened Crust

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Geological Environments Associated With Extensional Tectonics - Gravitational Spreading of Zones of Thickened Crust
... Zones of thickened crust, such as those formed during continent-continent collision tend to spread laterally this spreading occurs even when the ... After the collision has finished the zone of thickened crust generally undergoes gravitational collapse, often with the formation of very large extensional faults ...

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