Caribbean geology; extended and subsided continental crust sharing history with eastern North America, the Gulf of Mexico, the Yucatán Basin and northern South America

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doi: 10.12789/geocanj.2013.40.001
Author(s): James, Keith H.
Author Affiliation(s): Primary:
Aberystwyth University, Institute of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
Volume Title: Geoscience Canada
Source: Geoscience Canada, 40(1), p.3-8. Publisher: Geological Association of Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada. ISSN: 0315-0941 CODEN: GSCNA5
Note: In English. 35 refs.; illus., incl. sketch maps, sects.
Year of Publication: 2013
Research Program: DSDP Deep Sea Drilling Project
ODP Ocean Drilling Program
Key Words: 16 Structural Geology; 18 Geophysics, Solid-Earth; Atlantic Ocean; Banda Sea; Banda Sea Plate; Caribbean Plate; Caribbean Sea; Caribbean region; Cayman Trough; Concepts; Continental crust; Crust; Deep Sea Drilling Project; Genesis; Gulf of Mexico; In situ; Indonesian Seas; Large igneous provinces; Magnetic anomalies; Mid-ocean ridges; Movement; Natural analogs; North America; North Atlantic; Ocean Drilling Program; Ocean floors; Oceanic crust; Pacific Ocean; Paleogeography; Plate tectonics; Plateaus; Scotia Plate; Sea-floor spreading; South America; South Atlantic; South Pacific; Southwest Pacific; Tectonics; West Pacific; Yucatan Basin
Coordinates: S050000 N035000 W0550000 W1000000
Record ID: 2016104771
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