Coexistence of Indian and Pacific Oceanic Upper Mantle Reservoirs Beneath the Central New Hebrides Island Arc

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. Anthony J. Crawford1,
  2. L. Briqueu2,
  3. C. Laporte2 and
  4. T. Hasenaka3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0199

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Crawford, A. J., Briqueu, L., Laporte, C. and Hasenaka, T. (1995) Coexistence of Indian and Pacific Oceanic Upper Mantle Reservoirs Beneath the Central New Hebrides Island Arc, in Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific (eds B. Taylor and J. Natland), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM088p0199

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geology, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

  2. 2

    Laboratoire De Geochemie Isotopique, Departement des Sciences de la Terre, Universite Montpellier II, France

  3. 3

    Department of Petrology and Mineralogy, Faculty of Science, Tokohu University, Aoba, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1995

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900452

Online ISBN: 9781118663967

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Keywords:

  • Geology—Pacific Ocean;
  • Continental margins—East Asia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Regional Plate Tectonic Setting

  • Tectonic History

  • The D'Entrecasteaux Zone Collision

  • New Hebrides Island Arc Magmatism

  • ODP Holes 832 and 833

  • Isotopic Data

  • Discussion

  • Comparison to the Lau Basin

  • Mantle Reservoirs in the New Hebrides Arc: A Model

  • Why is Indian-Type Asthenospheric Mantle Tapped in the Western Pacific Region?

  • Conclusions