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Continental crust generated in oceanic arcs
Gazel, E.; Hayes, J.L.; Hoernle, K.; Kelemen, P.; Everson, E.; Holbrook, W.S.; Hauff, F.; van den Bogaard, P.; Vance, E.A.; Chu, S.; Calvert, A.J.; Carr, A.J.; Yogodzinski, G.M. (2015). Continental crust generated in oceanic arcs. Nature Geoscience 8(4): 321–327.
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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  • Gazel, E.
  • Hayes, J.L.
  • Hoernle, K.
  • Kelemen, P.
  • Everson, E.
  • Holbrook, W.S.
  • Hauff, F.
  • van den Bogaard, P.
  • Vance, E.A.
  • Chu, S.
  • Calvert, A.J.
  • Carr, A.J.
  • Yogodzinski, G.M.

    The origin of continental crust is unclear. Geochemical and geophysical analyses of the Central American land bridge show that continental crust began to form there when enriched oceanic crust created above the Galápagos plume was subducted.

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