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alityöntyvä mereinen laatta

English translation: under-thrust oceanic plate

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11:41 Mar 28, 2004
Finnish to English translations [PRO]
Geography
Finnish term or phrase: alityöntyvä mereinen laatta
--alityöntyvä mereinen laatta työntyy keveämmän mannerlaatan alle ja vajoaa syvää hautaan alityönnössä----
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Local time: 18:10
English translation:under-thrust oceanic plate
Explanation:
Geological term, see following website:
"...basin fill from eroding belts (Great Valley of California) and Coast Ranges affected by westward thrusting atop under-thrust oceanic plate; tectonic climax ... "
wwww.es.usyd.edu.au/geology/people/staff/dietmar/restrict/GEOL2001_PlaTec/PlateTec_Lec8.pdf daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/DAAC_DOCS/geomorphology/ GEO_2/GEO_PLATE_T-1.HTML - 7k
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Erkki Pekkinen
Finland
Local time: 18:10
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alityöntyvä mereinen laatta
under-thrust oceanic plate


Explanation:
Geological term, see following website:
"...basin fill from eroding belts (Great Valley of California) and Coast Ranges affected by westward thrusting atop under-thrust oceanic plate; tectonic climax ... "
wwww.es.usyd.edu.au/geology/people/staff/dietmar/restrict/GEOL2001_PlaTec/PlateTec_Lec8.pdf daac.gsfc.nasa.gov/DAAC_DOCS/geomorphology/ GEO_2/GEO_PLATE_T-1.HTML - 7k

Erkki Pekkinen
Finland
Local time: 18:10
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in FinnishFinnish
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
thanks!

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