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How to make a transverse triple junction--New evidence for the assemblage of Gondwana along the Kaoko-Damara belts, Namibia

T-shaped orogenic triple junctions between mobile belts usually form in two unrelated stages by subsequent and oblique continental collisions separated by a significant time span. Besides these "oblique triple junctions", another type, named "transverse triple junctions", may exist. Such junctions are created by a more complex mechanism of partly contemporaneous convergence of three cratons in a restricted time frame, involving strike slip.
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