Absolute Plate Motion, Mantle Flow, and Volcanism at the Boundary Between the Pacific and Indian Ocean Mantle Domains Since 90 MA

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. Carmen Gaina1,
  2. R. Dietmar Müller1 and
  3. Steven C. Cande2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0189

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Gaina, C., Dietmar Müller, R. and Cande, S. C. (2000) Absolute Plate Motion, Mantle Flow, and Volcanism at the Boundary Between the Pacific and Indian Ocean Mantle Domains Since 90 MA, in The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions (eds M. A. Richards, R. G. Gordon and R. D. Van Der Hilst), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM121p0189

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Geology and Geophysics, School of Geo Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

  2. 2

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92093-0215

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875909790

Online ISBN: 9781118668535

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Keywords:

  • Plate tectonics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Volcanism in the Tasman Sea

  • The Relationship Between Volcanism and Hotspots

  • Deep Seated Mantle Plumes or Superswell?

  • Causes of Asymmetric Seafloor Spreading in the Tasman Sea and Coral Sea

  • Conclusions