Northeast Atlantic passive continental margins; rifting and subsidence processes

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doi: 10.1029/ME003p0154
Author(s): Montadert, L.; de Charpel, O.; Roberts, D.; Guennoc, P.; Sibuet, J. C.
Volume Title: Deep drilling results in the Atlantic Ocean; continental margins and paleoenvironment
Volume Author(s): Talwani, M., editor; Hay, W.; Ryan, W. B. F.
Source: Maurice Ewing Series, 3, p.154-186; Deep drilling results in the Atlantic Ocean; continental margins and paleoenvironment, Harriman, N.Y., March 19-25, 1978, edited by M. Talwani, W. Hay and W. B. F. Ryan. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0197-6346. ISBN: 978-1-118-66583-1 CODEN: MEWSDN
Note: In English. 70 refs.; sects., geol. sketch maps
Summary: From geophysical data and DSDP drilling results (Legs 47B and 48) in the NE Atlantic (Galicia-Portugal and Northern Bay of Biscay), a model for rifting, attenuation and subsidence of a passive continental margin is proposed. Abstract Copyright 1979 by the American Geophysical Union.
Year of Publication: 1979
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
Key Words: 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; Atlantic Ocean; Bathymetry; Cenozoic; Continental margin; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Eocene; Evolution; Faults; Geophysical methods; Geophysical surveys; Margins; Mesozoic; Oceanography; Oligocene; Paleogene; Plate tectonics; Research; Rifting; Sea-floor spreading; Seismic methods; Structural geology; Structure; Subsidence; Surveys; Tectonics; Tectonophysics; Tertiary
Coordinates: N380000 N520000 E0020000 W0150000
Record ID: 1980017758
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