Seismic imaging of hotspot-related crustal underplating beneath the Marquesas Islands

Caress, David W.; McNutt, Marcia K.
February 1995
Nature;2/16/1995, Vol. 373 Issue 6515, p600
Academic Journal
Reports the results of seismic refraction experiments across the Marquesas Islands hotspot trace. Crust underlying island chain; Seismic velocities indicative of crustal underplating in large lower-crustal region; Occurrences of wide-angle reflections.


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