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Shan–Thai Terrane

The Shan–Thai Terrane rifted from Australia in the Permian and collided with the Indochina terrane in the Triassic.[1] It extends from Malaysia, through peninsular Thailand, Myanmar, West Yunnan, to Lhasa.[2]

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Notes
  1. ^ Bunopas & Vella 1992: "Thailand consists of Shan–Thai and Indochina Microcontinents or Terranes welded together by the subsequently deformed Nan Suture.... During the Middle Triassic Shan–Thai sutured nearly simultaneously to Indochina and to South China, the continent–continent collision being a part of the Indosinian Orogeny and Indochina tended to underthrust Shan–Thai."
  2. ^ Chaodumrong, Xiangdong & Shuzhong 2007: "Permian strate of the Shan-Thai terrance in Thailand consist of the clastic sequence of the Kaeng Krachon Group and the conformably overlying carbonate sequence of the Ratburi Group ...[which] can be traced widely from Malaysia, through peninsular Thailand, Myanmar, West Yunnan, to Lhasa."
Sources
  • 1. Metcalfe, I (2011) Tectonic framework and Phanerozoic evolution of Sundaland, Gondwana Research 19 3–21.
  • 2. Metcalfe I. (2013) Tectonic Evolution of the Malay Peninsula. J. of Asian Earth Science 76 p 195-213 Retrieved 16 Jan 2017 http://www.metcalfeian.com/web-data/PDF%20Files/Metcalfe%202011%20Gond%20Res%20Sundaland.pdf

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