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Gravity and magnetic studies of the New Hebrides island arc.

Alexander Malahoff

Gravity and magnetic studies of the New Hebrides island arc.

by Alexander Malahoff

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Published by British Service, New Hebrides in [Villa] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vanuatu.
    • Subjects:
    • Gravity -- Vanuatu.,
    • Geomagnetism -- Vanuatu.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQB335 .M295
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p.
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5336691M
      LC Control Number72190047

      Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Greek: τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") [1] is a scientific theory that describes the large scale motions of Earth's theory builds on the concepts of continental drift, developed during the first decades of the 20th century, and accepted by the majority of the geoscientific community when the concepts of. Lengthening and shape change of the New Hebrides arc, as expected from arc-migration analysis, also are shown by geodesy (Calmant et al., ). Schellart and Lister () and Schellart et al. () explained various Pacific-margin plate .

      A new island arc, the future eugeosynclinal zone with the characteristic andesite magmatism emerges in place of the former rift zone (i.e., where the lithospheric plate is the thinnest; Fig. , situation 5). At the ocean closing stage, the island arc calcareous-alkali volcanism mentioned earlier is very : O.G. Sorokhtin, G.V. Chilingar, N.O. Sorokhtin.   1 Preamble: the moving Earth. The Earth's face is changing all the time, but at barely perceivable rates. It is now known that the Earth is a highly dynamic planet - far more so than the other terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus and Mars) and the Moon - and one that has altered its outward surface many times over geological time.

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Gravity and magnetic studies of the New Hebrides island arc by Alexander Malahoff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Malahoff, Alexander, Gravity and magnetic studies of the New Hebrides island arc. [Villa] British Service, New Hebrides, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Gravity and magnetic studies of the New Hebrides island arc / by Alexander Malahoff.

Malahoff, Alexander, Get this edition. The New Hebrides archipelago is aligned NNW-SSE, extending from 13 to 20°S, and approximately bisected by the °E meridian.

The land area is 14, km 2 (5, sq mi). The territory (capital Port Vila) is administered as an Anglo-French condominium.

Crustal structure, from gravity data, of a collision zone in the Central New Hebrides island arc Article (PDF Available) January with 34 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Abstract. Vanuatu (formerly the New Hebrides Anglo—French Condominium) forms one sector of a Cretaceous to Recent island arc system extending from New Britain through the Solomon Islands to Vanuatu, Fiji, Tonga and the Kermadec Islands (Fig.

1).Cited by: Given that the calc-alkaline basalts of the Vanuatu island arc have ages of Ma, we have concluded that the inversion and development of the subduction zone along the.

The New Hebrides Islands gravity network; part I, final report. Honolulu: Hawai’i Institute of Geophysics, University of Hawaii. Malahoff, Alexander. Gravity and magnetic studies of the New Hebrides island arc. Port Vila: British Service, New Hebrides. Mallick, D.I.J.

Annual report of the Geological Survey for the year Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Greek: τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of seven large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates of the Earth's lithosphere, since tectonic processes began on Earth between and billion years ago.

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Complete with numerous illustrations, each of the twelve chapters focuses on a young, active backarc basin of the circum-Pacific-where volcano-tectonic processes are best studied because of their activity.5/5(1). region, especially the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) island arc.

8-week field investigation of the seismotectonics of the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) island arc in the southwest Pacific. The research program included the installation of a network of seismic stations on many islands.

Quantitative marine geomorphic studies of the East Pacific Rise / D.C. Krause, P.J. Grim, H.W. Menard. Evolution of sea floor structures of the western margin of the Fiji Plateau and the New Hebrides island arc / A.

Malahoff. Analysis of magnetic data from. @article{osti_, title = {Petroleum prospects for offshore sedimentary basins in the eastern Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands regions}, author = {Bruns, T.R.

and Vedder, J.G.}, abstractNote = {Intra-arc basins in the Buka-Bougainville region of Papua New Guinea and in the Solomon Islands contain thick sedimentary sequences that may be prospective for petroleum. @article{osti_, title = {Tectonic fabric of northern North Fiji and Lau basins from GLORIA sidescan}, author = {Tiffin, D.L.

and Clarke, J.E.H. and Johnson, D. and Jarvis, P. and Hill, P. and Huggett, Q. and Pearson, L. and Price, R.}, abstractNote = {GLORIA mosaics, Seabeam, and seismic data over parts of the backarc New Hebrides arc, northwest and central North Fiji.

The present work, derived from a full global geodynamic reconstruction model over Ma and based on a large database, focuses herein on the interaction between the Pacific, Australian and Antarctic plates since Ma, and proposes integrated solutions for a coherent, physically consistent scenario.

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Phreatomagmatic volcanoes at the rift-coast boundary of Ambae Island (Vanuatu, New Hebrides): implications for potential explosive volcanic hazards on ocean islands. In: Models and products of mafic explosive activity Edited by Jacopo Taddeucci, Oliver Spieler and Károly Németh, Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research (Special Issue.

Dickinson, Width of modern arc‐trench gaps proportional to past duration of igneous activity in associated magnetic arcs, J. Geophys. Res., 78, –Wiley Online Library Web of Science® Google Scholar. The book has been brought fully up to date with the inclusion of new material on planetary geophysics and other cutting edge topics.

Exercises within the text allow students to put the theory into practice as they progress through each chapter and carefully selected further reading sections guide and encourage them to delve deeper into topics.Plate tectonics (from the Late Latin tectonicus, from the Greek: τεκτονικός "pertaining to building") is a scientific theory describing the large-scale motion of seven large plates and the movements of a larger number of smaller plates of the Earth's lithosphere, since tectonic processes began on Earth between 3 and billion years ago.

The model builds on the concept of. The Pacific plate comprises solid lithosphere 3 that moves above a weak ductile layer in the upper mantle, named the asthenosphere.

4 Lithospheric plates comprise an upper layer of crustal rocks beneath which is a higher density layer of solid upper mantle. The crust and upper mantle of each plate behave coherently without movement between them. The crust is Cited by: