Tectonics: structure of the earth crust

The study of tectonics treats the changes in form of rocks, i.e. rock deformation. This subject has a linking function among the various Earth Science fields (Sedimentology, Petrology, Geophysics, Rock Mechanics, etc.) and permits conclusions concerning the formation of the mountains based on regional rock distribution and the internal structure of the single geological units.The beginning of all

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Tags: Nature and Environment, Geology and raw materials, Geology and tectonics, Geology, Rocks
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Spatial units: Domains, Main units, Nappes
Time: 2010