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Dynamics of passive margins

Author: R A Scrutton; Inter-Union Commission on Geodynamics. Working Group 8.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : American Geophysical Union ; Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1982.
Series: Geodynamics series, v. 6.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Dynamics of passive margins.
Washington, D.C. : American Geophysical Union ; Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, 1982
(OCoLC)647294017
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R A Scrutton; Inter-Union Commission on Geodynamics. Working Group 8.
ISBN: 0875905099 9780875905099
OCLC Number: 7998951
Notes: "Final report of Working Group 8 ..."--Title page verso.
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Passive continental margins : a review of observations and mechanisms / R.A. Scrutton --
Geophysical studies on oceanic margins of the USSR / I.P. Kosminskaya --
Structure and development of the polar margin of North America / J.F. Sweeney --
The passive margins of northern Europe and East-Greenland / O. Eldholm and M. Talwani --
The continental margins of eastern Canada : a review / C.E. Keen --
Continental margin subsidence : a comparison between the east and west coasts of Africa / R.V. Dingle --
Australian rifted margins / J.J. Veevers --
Gravity measurements bordering passive continental margins / P.D. Rabinowitz --
Evaporites at passive margins / P.A. Rona --
Crustal structure and development of sheared passive continental margins / R.A. Scrutton --
The state of stress at passive continental margins / D.L. Turcotte --
Stress based tectonic mechanisms at passive continental margins / M.H.P. Bott --
Thermal contractions beneath Atlantic margins / N.H. Sleep --
A thermal model for the elevation of continental fragments / L.T. Long and R.P. Lowell --
Metastable phase transitions and progressive decline of gravitational energy : aspects of Atlantic type margin dynamics / H.J. Neugebauer and T. Spohn --
Subsidence history and tectonic evolution of Atlantic-type continental margins / M.S. Steckler and A.B. Watts --
Subsidence of continental margins : the case for alternatives to thermal contraction / L.L. Sloss.
Series Title: Geodynamics series, v. 6.
Responsibility: edited by R.A. Scrutton.

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