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Extreme mantle uplift and exhumation along a transpressive transform fault
Maia, M.; Sichel, S.; Briais, A.; Brunelli, D.; Ligi, M.; Ferreira, N.; Campos, T.; Mougel, B.; Brehme, I.; Hémond, C.; Motoki, A.; Moura, D.; Scalabrin, C.; Pessanha, I.; Alves, E.; Ayres, A.; Oliveira, P. (2016). Extreme mantle uplift and exhumation along a transpressive transform fault. Nature Geoscience 9(8): 619-623. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/ngeo2759
In: Nature Geoscience. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1752-0894, more
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Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Maia, M.
  • Sichel, S.
  • Briais, A.
  • Brunelli, D.
  • Ligi, M.
  • Ferreira, N.
  • Campos, T.
  • Mougel, B.
  • Brehme, I.
  • Hémond, C.
  • Motoki, A.
  • Moura, D.
  • Scalabrin, C.
  • Pessanha, I.
  • Alves, E.
  • Ayres, A.
  • Oliveira, P.

Abstract
    Earth’s crust diverges and extends along mid-ocean ridges. Analyses of gravity and seismic data from the equatorial Atlantic show that propagation of ridge segments can compress the crust and create sufficient uplift to create small islands.

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