Large Igneous Provinces: A Planetary Perspective

  1. John J. Mahoney and
  2. Millard F. Coffin
  1. James W. Head III1 and
  2. Millard F. Coffin2

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM100p0411

Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism

Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism

How to Cite

Head, J. W. and Coffin, M. F. (1997) Large Igneous Provinces: A Planetary Perspective, in Large Igneous Provinces: Continental, Oceanic, and Planetary Flood Volcanism (eds J. J. Mahoney and M. F. Coffin), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM100p0411

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geological Sciences, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

  2. 2

    Institute for Geophysics, the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900827

Online ISBN: 9781118664346

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Keywords:

  • Flood basalts;
  • Volcanism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and Basic Characteristics of Terrestrial Large Igneous Provinces

  • The Perspective from the Planetary Geological Record

  • Planetary Examples

  • Summary, Relevance to Terrestrial Lips, and Outstanding Questions