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Preliminary Precambrian Basement Structure Map of the Continental United States – An Interpretation of Geologic and Aeromagnetic Data

By Paul K. Sims, Richard W. Saltus, and Eric D. Anderson

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Precambrian basement structures in the continental United States have strongly influenced later Proterozoic and Phanerozoic tectonism within the continent, and there is a growing awareness of the utility of these structures in deciphering major younger tectonic and related episodes.

Version 1.0

Posted July 2005

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