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
Other:
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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