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Nature and Science 20120407 Songshan Mountain in Henan

04-07-2012 18:10 BJT

Songshan mountain is one of Chinese famous "Five Mountains”- "Central Mountain". Songshan is now a UNESCO Geological Park and is famous for its complete outcrops of stratigraphic sections spanning a period of 3.5 billion years. The boundaries of angular unconformities were shaped by three Precambrian tectonic events. These were the Songyang movement, the Zhongyue movement and the Shaolin Movement. With these tectonic disturbances, stratigraphic sections of Archean, Proterozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenzoic were brought together. It is generally known as the "geo-family of five generations" and is a textbook of geological history.

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