By U. Briegel, Wen-Jiao Xiao
An engaging quantity featuring the papers accumulated for the Festschrift Paradoxes in glossy Geology in honor of Professor Ken Jinghwa Hsu at the celebration of his seventieth birthday.Paradox, as outlined in a dictionary, is a press release opposite to approved opinion. large dialogue of paradoxes is fruitful for the development of technological know-how usually, and geosciences particularly, has been amply established by way of Professor Hsu all through his wonderful occupation. not just has he propelled the geoscience group ahead together with his debatable statements, a couple of his former scholars, who're at the moment in key positions at universities and in undefined, are influencing in the same open minded means the current day pondering. The vast scope this reasoning encompasses is tested by way of the contributions to this ebook, delineating paradoxes and difficulties within the fields of tectonics, uncomplicated and utilized geosciences, petrology, paleoceanography, paleoclimatology and paleogeography, kinematics and modelling
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A tectonic facies model will shed new light on the remaining geological riddles of the region. INTRODUCTION South China is geologically a complicated region. , 1985; Wang, 1986). , 1980). , 1983). These assumptions, however, have been challenged as oversimplifications because they failed to explain some new geological data which have emerged during the past years. , (1987, 1990) postulated that the Paleozoic and Mesozoic rocks of South China are components of a Mesozoic orogen called the Huanan (South China) Alps and that the deformation was caused by continental collisions.
The lower Triassic Xikou Formation consists of sandstones, calcipelites, mud-siltstones and siltstones. Deep-water turbidite sedimentary structures are developed in the Xikou Formation, among which are Bouma sequences, convolute laminations, ball-and-pillow structures, scour marks and flute marks. The Palaecurrent direction determined from flute casts and climbing-ripple beddings is around 300 ~ in the central area of the basin. , 1993). The basin was asymmetric with water depth decreasing towards the northwestern part of the basin.
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