The active, right-lateral, Red River Fault bounds the Ailao Shan metamorphic core to the NE. Fault trace, in middle of image, is striking in the morphology. Ailao Shan gneisses are on the left.

Allen et al., 1984, GSA Bull.
Leloup et al. 1995, Tectonophysics.
Replumaz et al. 2001, J. Geophys. Res.


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