Geodynamics map of northeast Asia

Scientific Investigations Map 3024
Prepared in collaboration with Russian Academy of Sciences, Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Jilin University, Korean Institute of Geoscience and Minerals, Geological Survey of Japan/National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
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This map portrays the geodynamics of Northeast Asia at a scale of 1:5,000,000 using the concepts of plate tectonics and analysis of terranes and overlap assemblages. The map is the result of a detailed compilation and synthesis at 5 million scale and is part of a major international collaborative study of the mineral resources, metallogenesis, and tectonics of northeast Asia conducted from 1997 through 2002 by geologists from earth science agencies and universities in Russia, Mongolia, northeastern China, South Korea, Japan, and the USA.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Geodynamics map of northeast Asia
Series title Scientific Investigations Map
Series number 3024
DOI 10.3133/sim3024
Year Published 2013
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center
Description 2 Sheets: 45.62 x 48.54 inches and 29.31 x 41.10 inches; Readme; Metadata; Database
Country China, Japan, Mongolia, Russia
Other Geospatial Asia
Projection Lambert Azimuthal equal-area projection
Scale 5000000
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