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Northern Alaska Tectonics Essay

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Geology of Northern Alaska

Moore, T.E., Wallace, W.K., Bird, K.J., Karl, S.M., Mull, C.G., and Dillon, J.T. (1994). Geology of northern Alaska, in Plafker, G., and Berg, H.C., eds., The Geology of Alaska: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America, The Geology of North America, G-1.

Moore et al describes the overall geologic environment of northern Alaska. The authors explain that this region of Alaska is particularly unique in that it lies entirely north of the Arctic Circle and it is the most coherent stratigraphy in Alaska. The region includes one of the major mountain ranges in Alaska, the...

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