Terranes

In PALEOMAGIA, terrane refers to several geologic units, including cratons proper, mountain belts and orogenies according to the sortable table below.

In addition to terranes, several Precambrian (not present day) continents are mentioned in the PALEOMAGIA query form. For example, BALTICA (ALL) incorporates all terranes with the name beginning with "Baltica".

TerranePresent-day continentLower age limit (Ma)Upper age limit (Ma)Average qualityNumber of entries
Amazonia-GuyanaSouth America55022753.4107
AppalachiansNorth America54010003.85
ArabiaAsia5426153.86
Baltica-KareliaEurope55015803.547
Baltica-KolaEurope57112002.231
Baltica-RestEurope54019202.5496
Baltica-UkraineEurope5401760232
Baltica-UralEurope54813763.2108
BorboremaSouth America5625622.33
CadomiaEurope5466402.915
Central Asia / AltaidsAsia5571525330
Central Asia / KazakhstanAsia7667665.73
Coats LandAntarctica1112111231
CongoAfrica54720002.945
Congo-TanzaniaAfrica205027393.310
East Antarctica basementAntarctica80013122.86
East Asian FoldbeltAsia77512502.910
East AvaloniaEurope5408252.820
East SaharaAfrica57858632
EllesmereNorth America7009754.224
GreenlandNorth America55017203.225
Greenland / GardarNorth America107512993.839
Greenland / NagssugtoqidianNorth America57518002.224
GrunehognaAntarctica1130113041
HearneNorth America1830249837
India-BastarAsia136724503.417
India-BundelkhandAsia58024502.732
India-DharwarAsia55026003148
India-Eastern GhatsAsia70017500.77
India-RajasthanAsia54018004.213
India-SinghbhumAsia15003150310
India-Tamil NaduAsia2600260001
IranAsia66666633
KaapvaalAfrica200034823.694
KalahariAfrica7502060398
KareliaEurope172530002.5239
KolaEurope120027502.561
Kola/BeloEurope170024342.117
Laurentia-GrenvilleNorth America55217002.7125
Laurentia-HearneNorth America1270181038
Laurentia-NainNorth America80014503.218
Laurentia-RaeNorth America72316222.910
Laurentia-SlaveNorth America54617503.171
Laurentia-SuperiorNorth America55024602.9303
Laurentia-TranshudsonNorth America97518302.617
Laurentia-WyomingNorth America67518003.971
Laurentia-YavapaiNorth America54017503.167
MadagascarAfrica56156121
MantiqueiraSouth America55165529
MawsonAntarctica1134113431
NainNorth America1953207422
Natal-NamaquaAfrica54210822.99
North AtlanticNorth America172526002.610
North AustraliaAustralia56018803.578
North ChinaAsia60020003.291
OaxacaNorth America9389383.33
PharusidesAfrica5906052.52
PilbaraAustralia75534653.248
RaeNorth America181821904.79
Red Sea HillsAfrica5968413.45
RichtersveldAfrica70020252.84
Rio de la PlataSouth America57020954.120
São FranciscoSouth America70028203.632
SarmatiaEurope172022103.533
ScipheaEurope122515500.914
ScotlandEurope55025003.154
SeychellesAfrica69575536
SiberiaAsia57125002.711
Siberia - Baikal inlierAsia57118632.89
Siberia - Patom allochtonAsia57116752.711
Siberia - Sharyzhalgai inlierAsia184418503.56
Siberia-AkitkanAsia167418783.67
Siberia-AldanAsia57120502.355
Siberia-Aldan/StanovoyaAsia172017323.45
Siberia-Aldan/Uchur-MayaAsia100510532.523
Siberia-AnabarAsia97830003.320
Siberia-Angara-KanAsia1734173421
Siberia-OlenekAsia54419652.513
Siberia-SayanAsia545900429
Siberia-TurukhanskAsia65010533.928
Siberia-UdzhaAsia57312001.54
Siberia-YeniseiAsia55011602.517
SinclairAfrica54211903.617
SlaveNorth America183026354.356
South AustraliaAustralia54615753.840
South ChinaAsia54713073.538
SuperiorNorth America230024603.515
Superior-eastNorth America114229003.3126
Superior-KapuskasingNorth America186027503.219
Superior-westNorth America18502870354
SvalbardEurope60083144
TaimyrEurope6169001.73
TarimAsia6148804.715
TimanidesEurope54411502.629
TranshudsonNorth America183521503.217
VariscidesEurope607112513
Volgo-UraliaEurope1550207813
West AfricaAfrica55022002.639
West AustraliaAustralia59518903.327
West AvaloniaNorth America55011253.731
WyomingNorth America189927053.816
YilgarnAustralia75525003.521
ZimbabweAfrica54426923.830