Geology of the Central Portion of the Queen Maud Range, Transantarctic Mountains

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Science  31 Dec 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3705, pp. 1808-1809
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3705.1808


The geologic section consists of a folded and metamorphosed basement complex of geosynclinal and nearshore sediments and intrusives, a thick sequence of nearshore and terrestrial sediments of middle to late Paleozoic age, and thick diabase sheets and basalt flows of Jurassic age. Block faulting, probably through during the Miocene age, produced the which has been carved into its present from by glaciers.