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Carolina terrane

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Carolina terrane

The Carolina terrane is a terrane in northwestern South Carolina, a volcanic island arc in the Southern Alleghenian orogeny.[1]


  1. ^ Dennis, Allen J., and James E. Wright (1997), "The Carolina terrane in northwestern South Carolina, U.S.A.: Late Precambrian-Cambrian deformation and metamorphism in a peri-Gondwanan oceanic arc," Tectonics, 16(3), pp. 460–473.

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