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By Warren B. Hamilton (auth.), Mervin J. Bartholomew, Donald W. Hyndman, David W. Mogk, Robert Mason (eds.)

The eighth overseas convention on Basement Tectonics was once held in Butte, Montana, August 8-12,1988. traditionally, basement tectonics meetings have interested in such themes as reactivation of faults, the impression of basement faults on metallogeny and hyrocarbon accumulation, and using geophysical and distant sensing options to interpret subsurface and floor geology. The eighth convention diverged from earlier meetings in unifying topic was once chosen. simply because historic significant terrane or cratonic barriers are frequently postulated to be fault zones that are accordingly reactivated, the convention was once prepared to envision all features of old continental margins and terrane barriers and to check more youthful (Mesozoic) ones, approximately which extra is understood, with older (Paleozoic and Precambrian) ones. in addition, as the eighth convention was once held within the northwestern usa, a better emphasis was once put on the Mesozoic margin of western North the USA and the North American safeguard. The seven oral periods and 4 poster classes all handled elements of the convention subject matter: characterization and comparability of old continental margins. The organizers expand their due to these people who graciously consented to function moderators for the oral classes: John M. Bartley, Mark S. Gettings, M. Charles Gilbert, John M. Guilbert, Donald W. Hyndman, William P. Leeman, Robert Mason, and A. Krishna Sinha. this system with abstracts quantity was once ready via S. E. Lewis and M. J. Bartholomew.

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