Mike's talk will cover the following topics:
- A brief review of early work in USA, the Alps and Scotland.
The Alpine nappe model, folds and fold geometry; double and multiple fold geometry.
Fold sequences. Nappe structures in Australia and experimental work on deformation.
Geosynclines - a discarded concept? Suspect terranes, and oroclines.
The Plate Tectonic Saga; continental correlations, palaeomagnetism, ocean floor topography and magnetic reversals. Australia’s sea-floor magnetic pattern and northward movement.
Copies of his text will be available [as a book launch for $5/copy].