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allochthonous

adjective Referring to rocks, sediment or organic materials that originate at a distance from a particular system.

allochthonous

not made in situ, for example peat which has been deposited from plants grown elsewhere. Compare AUTOCHTHONOUS.
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The Northland Allochthon is present both NE and SW of a structural high located between the Three Kings Island and Mt.
2008): The origin of the Variscan upper allochthons in the Ortegal Complex, northwestern Iberia: Sm-Nd isotopic constraints on the closure of the Rheic Ocean.
Based on these field relationships the San Hipolito Zone is established as an allochthon, the San Hipolito Nappe Lying upon the Upper Triassic dykes of plagiogranite, and covered as it is by the Dogger Volcanics of the San Andres Arc, the San Hipolitto Nappe was obviously emplaced during the Liassic (Nevadian Orogeny).
In this paper, the provenance and tectonic setting of different lithofacies of Northland Allochthon rocks is inferred using geochemical analysis.
Only the younger conglomerate-dominated succession within the second-stage allochthon dips north at moderate angles.
Mercury mineralization in the Poverty Peak district adjacent to the PPM property is hosted in Permian calcareous sandstone, calcareous shale, phyllite and siltstone within the Golconda allochthon.
These rumours gave the march a special potential to reproduce latent political subjectivities that sharpened the borders between autochthon and allochthon, and between the committed and the indifferent.
Bambi Ceuppens in an article, Allochthons, Colonizers, Scroungers: Exclusionary Populism in Belgium" dilates upon this phenomenon in the following: In postcolonial Belgium, Flemish autochthony claims explicitly refer to Francophones as occupiers, colonizers, or imperialists invading their region or meddling in what they consider local affairs, while Francophone autochthony discourses claim the opposite".
Common to both is the production of an array of metaphors that invariably construe allochthons or strangers as threats to social order, to public health, and, in short, to the purity of the social body (Geschiere and Nyamnjoh 2000).
This little peak is located near the eastern edge of the Cordilleran allochthons in central Yukon, separated from strata of the North American shelf and slope by two major faults, the Tummel and the Tintina.