Laurentides

Basement domain in the Southeastern Laurentia and Appalachians

Geologic information

Region Southeastern Laurentia and Appalachians
Alternate names Blue Ridge-Taconide
Crust
Formation age: 1250-750 Ma
Accretion
Type: Collisional
Age: Late Ordovician-Early Silurian
Notes peri-Gondwana origin, converted to extensional accretionary orogen

Geographic extent

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