Continental lower crust / edited by D.M. Fountain [and others]
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Continental lower crust / edited by D.M. Fountain [and others]

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Published by Elsevier in New York .
Written in English


  • Earth - Crust

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ContributionsFountain, D.M.
LC ClassificationsQE 511 C759 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination483 p.
Number of Pages483
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21982828M

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Continental Lower Crust edited by D.M. Fountain: R.J. Arcu1us and R.W. Kay, published by E1sevier, Chapter 3 Electrical conductivity of the continental lower crust ALAN G. JONES 1. Introduction 81 The continental middle to lower crust (CLC) . (P) Mooney, W.D., and Meissner, R., , Multi-genetic origin of crustal reflectivity: a review of seismic reflection profiling of the continental lower crust and Moho, The Lower Continental Crust, edited by D.M. Fountain, Elsevier, Amsterdam, See PDF. Studies of the Georesistivity structure in the central part of the northeast- in The Nature of the Lower Continental Crust, edited by J. B tinental Lower Crust, edited by D. M. Fountain. The continental crust is _____ than the oceanic crust and seems to "float" on the mantle. A) thinner B) younger C) less dense D) mostly basalt.

Delamination-wedge structure beneath the Hidaka Collision Zone, Central Hokkaido, Japan inferred from seismic reflection profiling in Continental lower crust edited. by D. M. Fountain. Table 1 Element concentrations (in ppm) in the Upper Continental Crust (UC) and the Lower Continental Crust (LC) (For references see footnotes in Table 2) UC LC UC/LC UC LC UC/LC UC LC UC/LC Si Ce Yb A! Ni 99 U Fe Nil Br Major uncertainties lie in the lower crust, as well exemplified by the mafic/intermediate composition paradox of the lower crust revealed, respectively, by granulite xenoliths exhumed mainly by basaltic volcanics and by crustal cross sections exposed by means of tectonic processes (Fountain and Salisbury , Rudnick and Presper , Gao et Cited by: -When continental blocks converge, the continental crust collides and thickens, producing high mountain range-Forms high-standing foldbelt mountain ranges, like Himmalayas, Alps, Appalachians-The uppermost mantle part of the lithosphere subducts and drops lower into mantle (is denser and sinks)-Strong internal deformation, but less volcanism.

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