Global Hotspot Reference Frames and Plate Motion

  1. Mark A. Richards,
  2. Richard G. Gordon and
  3. Rob D. Van Der Hilst
  1. Ian O. Norton

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM121p0339

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

The History and Dynamics of Global Plate Motions

How to Cite

Norton, I. O. (2000) Global Hotspot Reference Frames and Plate Motion, 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/GM121p0339

Author Information

  1. Exxon Exploration Company, Houston, Texas

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

  • Pacific Ocean Hotspots

  • Indo-Atlantic Hotspots

  • Iceland

  • Comparison of Hotspot Frames

  • The 43 Ma Event

  • Conclusions