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The Caribbean-South American plate boundary and regional tectonics

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Published by Geological Society of America in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Caribbean Area.,
  • South America.
    • Subjects:
    • Plate tectonics.,
    • Geology -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Geology -- South America.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by William E. Bonini, Robert B. Hargraves, Reginald Shagam.
      SeriesMemoir / the Geological Society of America ;, 162, Memoir (Geological Society of America) ;, 162.
      ContributionsBonini, William E. 1926-, Hargraves, Robert B., Shagam, Reginald.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE511.4 .C36 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 421 p. :
      Number of Pages421
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2843955M
      ISBN 100813711622
      LC Control Number84005947

        Mantle transition zone beneath the Caribbean-South American plate boundary and its tectonic implications Jianping Huanga,b, Elizabeth Vanacorea, Fenglin Niua,⁎, Alan Levandera a Department of Earth Science, MS, Rice University, Main St., Houston, TX , USA b College of Geo-Resources and Information, China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, The closest passive plate boundary to Ireland is the boundary between the African and Eurasian plate south of Portugal. Source: Wikimedia Commons The movement of the two plates can be in opposite directions or in the same direction but at different speeds for example the San Andreas Fault in ://

      In the late Oligocene the ECM became attached to the North American plate, the plate boundary jumped to the Oriente fault (Vinent and Gahagan, ), and a regional plate reorganization occurred Escalona A, Mann P () Tectonics, basin subsidence mechanisms and paleogeography of the Caribbean-South American plate boundary zone. Mar Pet Geol –30 CrossRef Google Scholar Espinosa A () Sur les roches basiques et ultrabasiques du bassin du Patia (Cordillere Occidentale des Andes colombiennes): Etude Geologique et ://

      In the southeast corner of the Caribbean, westward subduction of (Atlantic) oceanic South America beneath the Lesser Antilles transitions to east-west transform motion between continental South America and the Caribbean plate. This geometry requires negatively buoyant, subducting, oceanic South American lithosphere to progressively detach from positively buoyant, continental South American Plate-kinematics and crustal dynamics of cirum-Caribbean arc-continent interactions / J. Pindell [and others] --Overview of the southeast Caribbean, South American plate boundary zone / M. Ostos, F. Yoris, and H.G. Avé Lallemant --Overview of radiometric ages in three allochthonous belts of northern Venezuela / V.B. Sisson [and others


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The Caribbean-South American Plate Boundary and Regional Tectonics Author(s) William E. Bonini; William E. Bonini Search for other works by this author on: Caribbean tectonics and relative plate motions. Author(s) Kevin Burke; Kevin Burke Search for other works by W.

Bonini, R. Hargraves, R. Shagam, "Acknowledgments", The Caribbean-South American Plate Boundary and Regional Tectonics, William E. Bonini, Robert B William B. Maze, "Jurassic La Quinta Formation in the Sierra de Perijá, northwestern Venezuela: Geology and tectonic environment of red beds and volcanic rocks", The Caribbean-South American Plate Boundary and Regional Tectonics, William E.

Bonini, Robert B. Hargraves, Reginald Shagam Caribbean-South American plate boundary and regional tectonics. Boulder, Colo.: Geological Society of America, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: William E Bonini; Robert B Hargraves; Reginald Shagam The Caribbean Plate was created as the North and South American Plates began to separate about m.y.

ago, allowing the Phoenix/Farallon spreading ridge to extend eastward. The Caribbean Plate was separated from the Phoenix/Farallon spreading ridge, about m.y. ago, by a subduction zone near present-day Central America, connected by   The Caribbean-South American Plate Boundary and Regional Tectonics (MEMOIR (GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA)) by William E.

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Caribbean-South American plate boundary and regional tectonics. Boulder, Colo.: Geological Society of America, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: William E Bonini; Robert B Hargraves; Reginald Shagam James N. Kellogg, "Cenozoic tectonic history of the Sierra de Perijá, Venezuela-Colombia, and adjacent basins", The Caribbean-South American Plate Boundary and Regional Tectonics, William E.

Bonini, Robert B. Hargraves, Reginald Shagam Richard J.F. Wessels, in Transform Plate Boundaries and Fracture Zones, Geodynamic Setting. The Caribbean plate measures roughly km in E-W and km in N-S direction and is situated between the North American, South American, Nazca, and Cocos plates (Fig.

1 A; Molnar and Sykes, ).The Caribbean plate borders the Lesser Antilles (LA) subduction zone in the east, where Motion along its northern boundary (in the plate boundary zone region) is dominantly strike-slip (sideways motion between the plates), with a small component of subduction (one plate sinks under the other plate).

In contrast, the Caribbean Plate farther east overrides the North American Plate, creating the island arc of the Lesser Antilles with The Caribbean-South American plate boundary and regional tectonics edited by William E.

Bonini, Robert B. Hargraves, Reginald Shagam (Memoir / Geological Society geology and tectonics of northwestern south america Download geology and tectonics of northwestern south america or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get geology and tectonics of northwestern south america book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get Caribbean - South American interactions: New data and interpretations The South American Plate has a series of classic tectonic boundaries, which go from the Andean type margin, a subduction Duncan, RA and Hargraves, RB,Plate tectonic evolution of the Caribbean region in the mantle reference frame: in The Caribbean-South American Plate Boundary and Regional Tectonics (WE Bobini, RB Hargraves, and R Shagam, eds.), Geol.

Soc. Amer. Mem. 81– Google Scholar Tectonic inversion in the Caribbean-South American plate boundary: GPS geodesy, seismology, and tectonics of the Mw 22 April Tobago earthquake John C.

Weber1, Halldor Geirsson2, Joan L. Latchman3, Kenton Shaw1, Peter La Femina2, Shimon Wdowinski4, Machel Higgins3, Christopher Churches1, and Edmundo Norabuena4,5 1Department of Geology,Grand ValleyState College,   The Caribbean Plate margins include several terranes, in particular Jurassic-Cretaceous ophiolitic complexes, exposed along suture zones or as accreted terranes on the northern, southern and western sectors of the plate, and subordinately in the eastern one ().These terranes, bounded by regional strike-slipe faults, are made up by several tectonic units, which have been reconstructed in terms Plate tectonics, our major paradigm for how the Earth works, was established in the ies following decades of observational research that culminated in key discoveries such as geomagnetic Tectonics, basin subsidence mechanisms, and paleogeography of the Caribbean-South American plate boundary zone.

Using a mega-regional dataset that includes o km of on- and offshore 2D seismic lines and 12 wells, we illustrate three different stages of fault formation and basin evolution in the Caribbean arc-South American Escalona A, Mann P () Tectonics, basin subsidence mechanisms, and paleogeography of the Caribbean-South American Plate boundary zone.

Mar Petrol Geol –39 Google Scholar ESRI () A zipped shapefile of tectonic plate boundaries for the :// Shallow deformation in the plate boundary zone is complex and, near the Paria Penninsula, involves mixed southeastward thrusting and dextral strike-slip on east-striking faults, and secondarily, normal faulting.

Bending of the subducting Atlantic-South American plate also seems to generate ://. The Caribbean–South American plate. The Caribbean-South American plate boundary and regional tectonics. and its lateral translation until the time of collision with the South American Along the southern boundary the Caribbean plate is underthrusted below the South American plate along the South Caribbean Deformed Belt (SCDB) (Fig.

1 A; Trenkamp et al., ; van Benthem et al., ). In the west, it borders the Central American subduction zone where the Cocos plate subducts in NNE-ward direction (DeMets, ).Interaction between the Pacific (Cocos), South American and Caribbean Plates generated a regional compressional dextral rotational force expressed as a regional North-South striking structural trend in the southern part of the basin and an east-west striking trend in portion nearest the Caribbean Plate ://