Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Regional Metamorphism

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_2036

Regional metamorphism is the metamorphism that occurs over a large area under both high-temperature and high-pressure conditions. Regional metamorphism is often the result of regional crustal movement, so it is always associated with tectonic events and magmatic activity.

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