The Submarine Record of a Large-Scale Explosive Eruption in the Vanuatu Arc: ∼1 Ma Efaté Pumice Formation

  1. James D.L. White,
  2. John L. Smellie and
  3. David A. Clague
  1. Alison M. Raos and
  2. Jocelyn McPhie

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/140GM18

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism

How to Cite

Raos, A. M. and McPhie, J. (2003) The Submarine Record of a Large-Scale Explosive Eruption in the Vanuatu Arc: ∼1 Ma Efaté Pumice Formation, in Explosive Subaqueous Volcanism (eds J. D.L. White, J. L. Smellie and D. A. Clague), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/140GM18

Author Information

  1. Centre for Ore Deposit Research and the School of Earth Sciences, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Present address: Esso Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne, Australia

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909998

Online ISBN: 9781118668665

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Keywords:

  • Sea-floor spreading;
  • Explosive volcanic eruptions;
  • Hydrothermal vents;
  • Marine sediments

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Geological Setting

  • The Geology of Efate

  • Efate Pumice Formation

  • Discussion

  • Model for Eruption and Emplacement of the Efate Pumice Formation

  • Conclusions