Age Estimates of the Seaward-Dipping Volcanic Wedge, Earliest Oceanic Crust, and Earliest Drift-Stage Sediments Along the North American Atlantic Continental Margin

  1. W. Hames,
  2. J.G. Mchone,
  3. P. Renne and
  4. C. Ruppel
  1. Richard N. Benson

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/136GM04

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

The Central Atlantic Magmatic Province: Insights from Fragments of Pangea

How to Cite

Benson, R. N. (2003) Age Estimates of the Seaward-Dipping Volcanic Wedge, Earliest Oceanic Crust, and Earliest Drift-Stage Sediments Along the North American Atlantic Continental Margin, 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: 10.1029/136GM04

Author Information

  1. Delaware Geological Survey, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

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

  • Offshore Basin Drilling Results

  • Ages from Sea-Floor-Spreading Rates

  • Summary and Conclusions