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
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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