Abrupt thermal transition reveals hydrothermal boundary and role of seamounts within the Cocos Plate

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doi: 10.1029/2002GL016766
Author(s): Fisher, A. T.; Stein, C. A.; Harris, R. N.; Wang, K.; Silver, E. A.; Pfender, M.; Hutnak, M.; Cherkaoui, A.; Bodzin, R.; Villinger, H.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of California at Santa Cruz, Earth Sciences Department, Santa Curz, CA, United States
University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
University of Utah, United States
Geological Survey of Canada, Canada
University of Bremen, Federal Republic of Germany
Volume Title: Geophysical Research Letters
Source: Geophysical Research Letters, 30(11), 4p. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0094-8276 CODEN: GPRLAJ
Note: In English. 28 refs.; illus., incl. geol. sketch maps, sects.
Year of Publication: 2003
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; 20 Geophysics, Applied; Basement; Bathymetry; Boundary conditions; Cocos Plate; East Pacific; Geophysical methods; Geophysical profiles; Geophysical surveys; Heat flow; Hydrothermal conditions; Leg 170; Middle America Trench; Nazca Plate; North Pacific; Northeast Pacific; Ocean Drilling Program; Ocean floors; Pacific Ocean; Plate tectonics; Sea-floor spreading; Seamounts; Seismic methods; Seismic profiles; Spreading centers; Surveys; TicoFlux Program; Transition zones
Coordinates: N080000 N100000 W0850000 W0860000
Record ID: 2004010853
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