The Influence of Mantle Plumes in Generation of Indian Oceanic Crust

  1. Robert A. Duncan,
  2. David K. Rea,
  3. Robert B. Kidd,
  4. Ulrich von Rad and
  5. Jeffrey K. Weissel
  1. Dominique Weis1,
  2. William M. White2,
  3. Frederick A. Frey3,
  4. Robert A. Duncan4,
  5. Martin R. Fisk4,
  6. John Dehn5,
  7. John Ludden6,
  8. Andrew Saunders7 and
  9. Michael Storey7

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM070p0057

Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean

Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean

How to Cite

Weis, D., White, W. M., Frey, F. A., Duncan, R. A., Fisk, M. R., Dehn, J., Ludden, J., Saunders, A. and Storey, M. (1992) The Influence of Mantle Plumes in Generation of Indian Oceanic Crust, in Synthesis of Results from Scientific Drilling in the Indian Ocean (eds R. A. Duncan, D. K. Rea, R. B. Kidd, U. von Rad and J. K. Weissel), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM070p0057

Author Information

  1. 1

    Laboratoires AssociéS GéOlogieéPéTrologieéGéOchronologie, Earth and Environment Sciences Department, Brussels Free University, Cp 160102, Avenue F.D. Roosevelt, 50, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, Ny 14853, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Cambridge, Ma 02139, USA

  4. 4

    College of Oceanography, Oregon State University, Corvallis, or 97331, USA

  5. 5

    Geomar, Wischhofstrasse 1–3, D-2300 Kiel 14, Germany

  6. 6

    Université De MontréAl, Faculté Des Arts Et Des Sciences, DéPartement De GéOlogie, C.P. 6128 Succursale A, MontréAl (Qu(Bec( H3c 3J7, Canada

  7. 7

    Department of Geology, University Of Leicester, Leicester Le1 7Rh, Uk

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1992

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875908229

Online ISBN: 9781118668030

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Keywords:

  • Geology—Indian Ocean;
  • Paleoceanography—Indian Ocean

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sites Drilled

  • Indian Ocean Crust

  • Plume-Related Magmatism and Hotspot Tracks

  • Leg: The Réunion Hotspot Tracks

  • Legs 119, 120 and 121: Kerguelen Plateau, Broken Ridge and Ninetyeast Ridge: The kerguelen Hotspot Track

  • Plw-Ridge-Asthenosphere Interactions: Implications for Volume and Composition

  • Comparative Plumology: the Hawaiian, Louisville, Réunion, and Kerguelen Plumes

  • Accomplishments and Insights Provided by Indian Ocean Drilling