Closure of Western Pacific Marginal Basins: Rupture of the Oceanic Crust and the Emplacement of Ophiolites

  1. Brian Taylor and
  2. James Natland
  1. Claude Rangin1,
  2. Eli A. Silver2 and
  3. Kensaku Tamaki3

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM088p0405

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

Active Margins and Marginal Basins of the Western Pacific

How to Cite

Rangin, C., Silver, E. A. and Tamaki, K. (1995) Closure of Western Pacific Marginal Basins: Rupture of the Oceanic Crust and the Emplacement of Ophiolites, 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/GM088p0405

Author Information

  1. 1

    Département De Géologie Structurale, Université Pierre Et Marie Curie, Paris, France

  2. 2

    Department of Earth Sciences, University of California Santa Cruz, CA

  3. 3

    Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, 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

  • The Japan Sea

  • The Southeast Asian Marginal Basins

  • Conclusions