The Origin of the Modern Kamchatka Subduction Zone

  1. John Eichelberger,
  2. Evgenii Gordeev,
  3. Pavel Izbekov,
  4. Minoru Kasahara and
  5. Jonathan Lees
  1. Alexander V. Lander1 and
  2. Mikhail N. Shapiro2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/172GM05

Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region

Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region

How to Cite

Lander, A. V. and Shapiro, M. N. (2007) The Origin of the Modern Kamchatka Subduction Zone, in Volcanism and Subduction: The Kamchatka Region (eds J. Eichelberger, E. Gordeev, P. Izbekov, M. Kasahara and J. Lees), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/172GM05

Author Information

  1. 1

    International Institute of Earthquake Prediction Theory and Mathematical Geophysics RAS, Moscow, Russia

  2. 2

    Schmidt Institute of the Physics of the Earth RAS, Moscow, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904368

Online ISBN: 9781118666371

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Keywords:

  • Volcanism—Russia (Federation)—Kamchatskaia oblast';
  • Subduction zones—Russia (Federation)—Kamchatskaia oblast'

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Peculiar features of the Pliocene - Quaternary tectonic structure of Kamchatka

  • Hypotheses

  • The Age of the Modern Kamchatka Subduction Zone

  • Conclusions and geodynamic reconstructions