Comprehensive sonar imaging of the Easter microplate

Searle, R.C.; Rusby, R I.; Engeln, J.; Hey, R.N.; Zukin, J.; Hunter, P.M.; LeBas, T.P.; Hoffman, H.-J.; Livermore, R.. 1989 Comprehensive sonar imaging of the Easter microplate. Nature, 341 (6244). 701-705.

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Recent GLORIA and SeaMARC II sidescan sonar surveys have imaged virtually the whole of the Easter microplate, and revealed unprecedented detail and complexity in its tectonic fabric and history. There is clear evidence of rapid microplate rotation, of rapidly evolving plate boundaries and of complex deformation near the northern and southern microplate boundaries.

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ISSN: 0028-0836
Date made live: 25 Oct 2018 10:14 +0 (UTC)

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