On the Nature of the Conjugation Zone Between the Asiatic Continent and the Pacific Ocean

  1. Leon Knopoff,
  2. Charles L. Drake and
  3. Pembroke J. Hart
  1. B. A. Petrushevsky

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM012p0460

The Crust and Upper Mantle of the Pacific Area

The Crust and Upper Mantle of the Pacific Area

How to Cite

Petrushevsky, B. A. (2012) On the Nature of the Conjugation Zone Between the Asiatic Continent and the Pacific Ocean, in The Crust and Upper Mantle of the Pacific Area (eds L. Knopoff, C. L. Drake and P. J. Hart), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM012p0460

Author Information

  1. Institute of the Physics of the Earth, Moscow, USSR

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Geophysical Monograph Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Waldo E. Smith

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900124

Online ISBN: 9781118663738

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Keywords:

  • Asiatic continent;
  • Conjugation zone;
  • Mesozoic;
  • Pacific Ocean;
  • Trenches;
  • Zone of transition

Summary

The character and structural history of the conjugation zone between Asia and the Pacific Ocean are examined. They can be most readily explained in terms of vertical movements. The evolutionary history of this zone is independent of the adjoining territories.