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Basin Analysis of the Porter Group, Castle Hill Basin, Canterbury: Implications for Oligocene Tectonics in New Zealand.
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2003)
A basin analysis of the Oligocene Porter Group rocks in Castle Hill Basin, Canterbury, was completed. The Porter Group contains the Coleridge Formation which comprises a lower sandstone unit and an upper micritic limestone ...
Continental Extensional Tectonics - The Paparoa Metamorphic Core Complex of Westland, New Zealand
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2007)
Cretaceous continental extension was accommodated by the development of the Paparoa Metamorphic Core Complex, resulting in the separation of New Zealand from Gondwana. High grade (Lower Plate) and low grade (Upper Plate) ...
Comparative geomorphology of two active tectonic structures, near Oxford, North Canterbury
(University of Canterbury. Geological Sciences, 2004)
The North Canterbury tectonic setting involves the southward propagating margin of easterly strike-slip activity intersecting earlier thrust activity propagating east from the Alpine Fault. The resulting tectonics contain ...