Convergence at the Caroline-Pacific Plate Boundary: Collision and Subduction

  1. Dennis E. Hayes
  1. K. A. Hegarty2,
  2. J. K. Weissel1 and
  3. D. E. Hayes2

Published Online: 3 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM027p0326

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

Hegarty, K. A., Weissel, J. K. and Hayes, D. E. (1983) Convergence at the Caroline-Pacific Plate Boundary: Collision and Subduction, 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/GM027p0326

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    The Department of Geological Sciences, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027

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

  • General Geological and Geophysical Setting

  • Calculation of Crustal Shortening Across the Caroline-Pacific Plate Boundary

  • Discussion

  • Summary