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Deformation-related volcanism in the Pacific Ocean linked to the Hawaiian–Emperor bend
O'Connor, J.M.; Hoernie, K.; Müller, R.D.; Morgan, J.P.; Butterworth, N.P.; Hauff, F.; Sandwell, D.T.; Jokat, W.; Wijbrans, J.R.; Stoffers, P. (2015). Deformation-related volcanism in the Pacific Ocean linked to the Hawaiian–Emperor bend. Nature Geoscience 8(5): 393–397. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2416
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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Keyword
    Marine

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  • O'Connor, J.M.
  • Hoernie, K.
  • Müller, R.D.
  • Morgan, J.P.
  • Butterworth, N.P.
  • Hauff, F.
  • Sandwell, D.T.
  • Jokat, W.
  • Wijbrans, J.R.
  • Stoffers, P.

Abstract
    The Hawaiian–Emperor volcanic chain has a distinctive bend. Geochemical analyses show that lavas erupted on the ocean floor close to the bend formed during deformation of the Pacific Plate, implying the bend was caused by changes in plate motion.

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