Andes Mountains- South America
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Roger Weller, geology instructor 
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wellerr@cochise.edu)
last edited:  3/22/18

CONVERGENCE-Oceanic Crust to Continental Crust
Images are from Google Earth
 
South America

 
latitude: -20.213      longitude:  -62.538
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, USGS, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, IBCAO, SIO

inclined view of the Peru-Chile Trench and the Andes Mountains

latitude: -20.308      longitude:  -169.796
photo credits:  Google Earth, Landsat/Copernicus, USGS, NOAA, US Navy, GEBCO, IBCAO, SIO

 

Andes Geology Linked References

The Andes-Geology  University of Arizona
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/geo5xx/geo527/Andes/geology.html

The Andes-Introduction   University of Arizona
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/geo5xx/geo527/Andes/intro.html

Andes- Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andes

Andes Mountains-Britannica
https://www.britannica.com/place/Andes-Mountains

Climate. Tectonics, and Morphology of the Andes
http://geomorphology.sese.asu.edu/Papers/Montgomery_etal_Andes2001.pdf

Peru:  Basic Geology and Some Neotectonics
http://web.gps.caltech.edu/~clay/PeruTrip/Talks/Audin2010_lowdef.pdf

Crustal Thickness Variations in the Central Andes
http://www.geo.arizona.edu/sites/www.geo.arizona.edu/files/web/Zandt/pubs/Beck_etal_Geology1996.pdf

The Andes of Chile and Argentina
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284756949_The_Andes_of_Chile_and_Argentina_in_Geology_of_the_Andes_and_its_Relation_to_Hydrocarbon_and_Mineral_Resources

The Geological Society- Ocean/Continental Margin:  The Andes
https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Plate-Tectonics/Chap3-Plate-Margins/Convergent/Oceanic-continental

Uplift History of the Central and Northern Andes
http://geomorphology.sese.asu.edu/Papers/gregory-wodzicki_andes_uplift_gsab00.pdf

Chile Geology Maps
http://gisandes.brgm.fr/gis_geol_map.htm
    
   

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