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rhe·ic

(rē'ik),
Relating to Rheum (rhubarb).
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These terranes are considered far-travelled allochthonous units emplaced during the closure of the Rheic Ocean, in the last stages of the Pangea assembly.
Early Ordovician rifting of Avalonia and birth of the Rheic Ocean: U-Pb detrital zircon constraints from New-foundland.
2004, Tectonic significance of a Llanvirn age for the Dunn Point volcanic rocks, Avalon terrane, Nova Scotia, Canada: implications for the evolution of the Iapetus and Rheic oceans: Tecronophysics, v.
1 and 2) during closure of the Iapetus and Rheic oceans, through the sequential "docking' of land masses onto the Laurentian margin of ancestral North America (Barr and Raeside 1989; White et al.
As the reconstruction of the Rheic Ocean and the extent of its shallow marine margins show (Scotese 2002; Marshall et al.
More recently, Roscher and Schneider (2006) synthetized the climate setting of the Late Carboniferous and Permian, considering some major geodynamic aspects such as the closure of the Rheic ocean.
1998; Waldron and van Staal, 2001 and references therein), whereas the Alleghenian orogeny was due to continent collision during final closure of the Rheic Ocean.
Tectonic significance of a Llanvirn age for the Dunn Point volcanic rocks, Avalon terrane, Nova Scotia: implications for the evolution of Iapetus and Rheic oceans.
Neoproterozoic-Early Devonian Magmatism in the Antigonish Highlands, Avalon terrane, Nova Scotia: tracking the evolution of the mantle and crustal sources during the evolution of the Rheic Ocean.
The complex history of the Appalachian orogen can be summarized in terms of processes related to the Palaeozoic closure of the Iapetus and Rheic oceans, which led to the accretion of arcs, back arcs, and microcontinents to Laurentia (e.