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- n. Plural form of orogen.
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Ocean plate stratigraphy (OPS) is the fundamental, first-order structure of accretionary orogens that are forming today on the Pacific margins.
It has long been established that intraplate orogens occur in the present Earth (e.g., the Mesozoic-Cenozoic Tian Shan orogenic belt in Central Asia), but they are uncommon in Earth's history in comparison to collisional or accretional orogenic belts.
Their approach of integrating regional structural and paleomagnetic studies can be applied to other mountain belts to better understand the processes that produce curved orogens.
(almost 2 billion years ago), although later orogens also had an affect. four generations of fractures.