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He made a notable study of geosynclines (1900) and believed that when subsidence proceeds in a geosyncline, marine regression occurs over the adjacent coastlands, or, conversely, when compression and folding begin in a geosyncline, marine transgression affects the epicontinental areas (see, however, the work of Stille (1924)). For Haug, geosynclines were long, narrow mobile belts of accentuated deep-water sedimentation between stable blocks (some perhaps submerged as parts of oceans) (Haug 1907:166), very different from the marginal continental model of Schuchert and Stille.
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