Origin and History of the South China Sea Basin

  1. Dennis E. Hayes
  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. Dennis E. Hayes

Published Online: 3 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM027p0023

The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands: Part 2

The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands: Part 2

How to Cite

Taylor, B. and Hayes, D. E. (1983) Origin and History of the South China Sea Basin, in The Tectonic and Geologic Evolution of Southeast Asian Seas and Islands: Part 2 (ed D. E. Hayes), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM027p0023

Author Information

  1. Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory of Columbia University, Palisades, New York 10964

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1983

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900537

Online ISBN: 9781118664094

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Keywords:

  • Geology—South Pacific Ocean;
  • Geology—Asia, Southeastern

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Magnetic Anomaly Data and Seafloor Spreading History

  • Heat Flow Versus Age Versus Depth

  • Sediment Distribution and Basement Topography

  • Crustal Structure

  • The Continent-Ocean Boundary Zone

  • Complexities in the Opening History of the South China Basin

  • The Tertiary Evolution of the South China Basin