Geodynamics: Christmas recycling

Gibson, Sally A. (2011) Geodynamics: Christmas recycling. Nature Geoscience, 4 (12). pp. 823-824. ISSN 1752-0894 EISSN:1752-0908 DOI 10.1038/ngeo1337

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Abstract

The mechanisms for forming the abundant volcanic islands on ocean floors are debated. The geochemical signature of volcanic rocks from the northeast Indian Ocean suggests that seamounts there formed from melting recycled ancient continental rocks.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 2011AREP; IA63;
Subjects: 02 - Geodynamics, Geophysics and Tectonics
Divisions: 02 - Geodynamics, Geophysics and Tectonics
Journal or Publication Title: Nature Geoscience
Volume: 4
Page Range: pp. 823-824
Identification Number: 10.1038/ngeo1337
Depositing User: Sarah Humbert
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2011 15:19
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2013 10:02
URI: http://eprints.esc.cam.ac.uk/id/eprint/2254

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