NJG83-3-07
2003
The Late Riphean Porsangerhalvøyan tectonometamorphic event in the North Norwegian Caledonides: a comment on nomenclature
83
3
pp. 275-277
82-92394-09-5

A case is presented for replacing the name 'Porsanger' in 'Porsanger orogeny', in the Kalak Nappe Complex of the Finnmark Caledonides, by the adjectival 'Porsangerhalvøyan'. Moreover, until proved otherwise, this deformational-diachronous unit is best relegated to the rank of a tectonometamorphic event, rather than be accorded the status of a regionally extensive orogeny.

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