map showing the major tectonic units in and around China:
SCB=South China Block, NCB=North China Block, INM=Inner
Mongolia, OUM=Outer Mongolia, SSF=South Siberian or Mongol-Okhotsk
Foldbelt, SIB=Siberian Block, KAZ=Kazakhstan Block, JB=Junggar
Block, TAR=Tarim Block, IND=Indian Block. White areas between
blocks in China are broad 'foldbelts' composed of smaller
blocks, accreted terranes and subduction complexes.