Polar standstill of the Mid-Cretaceous Pacific Plate and its geodynamic implications

Author(s): Tarduno, John A.; Sager, William W.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of Rochester, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Rochester, NY, United States
Texas A&M University, United States
Volume Title: Science
Source: Science, 269(5226), p.956-959. Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0036-8075 CODEN: SCIEAS
Note: In English. 38 refs.; illus., incl. sketch maps
Year of Publication: 1995
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 12 Stratigraphy, Historical Geology and Paleoecology; 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; Basalts; Cretaceous; Crust; Demagnetization; Geodynamics; Igneous rocks; Leg 143; Magnetic inclination; Mantle plumes; Mesozoic; Mid-Pacific Mountains; Middle Cretaceous; Movement; North Pacific; ODP Site 865; ODP Site 866; Ocean Drilling Program; Oceanic crust; Pacific Ocean; Pacific Plate; Paleolatitude; Paleomagnetism; Plate tectonics; Polar wandering; Pole positions; Thermal demagnetization; Volcanic rocks; Volcanism
Coordinates: N211957 N211958 E1741853 E1741850
N182624 N182626 W1793320 W1793321
Record ID: 1995056874
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