Seismic structure of 15 Ma oceanic crust formed at an ultrafast spreading East Pacific Rise; evidence for kilometer-scale fracturing from dipping reflectors

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doi: 10.1029/2003JB002400
Author(s): Hallenborg, Eric; Harding, Alistair J.; Kent, Graham M.; Wilson, Douglas S.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
University of California at San Diego, Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, La Jolla, CA, United States
Volume Title: Journal of Geophysical Research
Source: Journal of Geophysical Research, 108(B11), 22p. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0148-0227
Note: In English. 81 refs.; illus., incl. geol. sketch maps, sects., 2 tables, block diag.
Year of Publication: 2003
Research Program: ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; 20 Geophysics, Applied; Bathymetry; Cocos Plate; Crust; Dikes; East Pacific; East Pacific Rise; Equatorial Pacific; Faults; Fractures; Gabbros; Geophysical methods; Geophysical profiles; Geophysical surveys; Hydrothermal alteration; Igneous rocks; Intrusions; Leg 138; Low-velocity zones; Lower crust; Magmatism; Metasomatism; ODP Site 844; Ocean Drilling Program; Oceanic crust; Pacific Ocean; Plate tectonics; Plutonic rocks; Reflection coefficients; Reflection methods; Sea-floor spreading; Seismic methods; Seismic profiles; Spreading centers; Surveys; Upper crust
Coordinates: N075516 N075517 W0902850 W0902851
Record ID: 2005011086
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