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The Evolution of the Pacific Ocean Margins

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Series: Oxford Monographs on Geology and Geophysics Volume: 8

Edited By: Z Ben-Avraham

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1989 | #19095 | ISBN: 0195043014
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4 col plates, maps, figs.


Contents

Part 1 Oceanic plates and the Pacific Ocean margins; Oceanic plateaus and the Pacific Ocean margins, A. Mur and Z . Ben - Avraham; Terrane trajectories and plate interactions along continental margins in the North Pacific Ocean basin, A. Cox, et al; Terrain analysis: A circum-Pacific overview, G.G.Howell and D.L.Jones. Part 2 The Northeast Pacific Ocean margins: The North American sector of the circum-Pacific, P.J.Coney; Paleomagnetic evidence for the relative terrane motion in Western North America, D.P.Stone and M.McWilliams. Part 3 The Northwest Pacific Ocean margins: Mesozoic and cenozoic evolution of Asia, S.Maruyama et al; Accretion tectonics and evolution of Japan, A.Taira et al; The mesozoic and cenozoic tectonism in Eastern China, Zh.M.Zhanq et al. Part 4 The equatorial and Southwest Pacific Ocean margins: Speculations on the late mesozoic and cenozoic evolution of the Southeast Asia margin, R.McCabe and J.Cole; Displace terranes of the Southwest Pacific, C.S.Hutchison; Mesozoic-cenozoic ocean floor/continent interaction and terrain configuration, Southwest Pacific Area around New Zealand, K.B.Spoorli and P.F.Ballance. Part 5 The Southeast Pacific Ocean margins: Tectonic evolution of the late cenozoic centras Andes, T.E.Jordan and M.Gardeweq; The evolution of the Pacific Ocean margin in South America north of the Arica Elbow, F.Meqard.

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