Relative Timing of CAMP, Rifting, Continental Breakup, and Basin Inversion: Tectonic Significance

  1. W. Hames,
  2. J.G. Mchone,
  3. P. Renne and
  4. C. Ruppel
  1. Roy W. Schlische1,
  2. Martha Oliver Withjack1 and
  3. Paul E. Olsen2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/136GM03

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

How to Cite

Schlische, R. W., Withjack, M. O. and Olsen, P. E. (2003) Relative Timing of CAMP, Rifting, Continental Breakup, and Basin Inversion: Tectonic Significance, in The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea (eds W. Hames, J.G. Mchone, P. Renne and C. Ruppel), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/136GM03

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey

  2. 2

    Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909950

Online ISBN: 9781118668771

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Keywords:

  • Rifts (Geology)—North Atlantic Ocean;
  • Continental margins—North Atlantic Ocean;
  • Magmatism—North Atlantic Ocean;
  • Geology, Stratigraphic—Triassic;
  • Geology, Stratigraphic—Jurassic

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basic Concepts and Definitions

  • Camp as a Temporal Benchmark

  • Structural Geology

  • Relationships Among Rifting, Initiation of Inversion, and Camp

  • Discussion

  • Summary and Conclusions