Rapid formation of Ontong Java Plateau by Aptian mantle plume volcanism

Author(s): Tarduno, John A.; Sliter, William V.; Kroenke, L. W.; Leckie, R. Mark; Mayer, H.; Mahoney, J. J.; Musgrave, R. J.; Storey, Michael; Winterer, E. L.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Scripps Inst. Oceanogr., La Jolla, CA, United States
Other:
U. S. Geol. Surv., United States
Univ. Hawaii, United States
Univ. Mass., United States
Univ. Tasmania, Australia
Univ. Leicester, United Kingdom
Volume Title: Science
Source: Science, 254(5030), p.399-403. Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0036-8075 CODEN: SCIEAS
Note: In English. 59 refs.; illus. incl. sect.
Year of Publication: 1991
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 05 Petrology, Igneous and Metamorphic; 07 Marine Geology and Oceanography; 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; Aptian; Basalts; Biostratigraphy; Bottom features; Cretaceous; Crust; East Pacific; Foraminifera; Genesis; Geochronology; Hot spots; Igneous rocks; Invertebrata; Lava; Lava flows; Leg 130; Lower Cretaceous; Magellan Rise; Magnetostratigraphy; Manihiki Plateau; Mantle; Mantle plumes; Mesozoic; Microfossils; Mid-Pacific Rise; Ocean Drilling Program; Ocean floors; Oceanic crust; Oceanography; Ontong Java Plateau; Pacific Ocean; Pacific Plate; Paleomagnetism; Plateaus; Protista; Rates; Reversals; South Pacific; Southeast Pacific; Tectonophysics; Volcanic rocks; Volcanism; Volcanology; West Pacific
Coordinates: N001906 N033626 E1613538 E1563728
Record ID: 1991049395
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