Chronology of volcanic events in the eastern Philippine Sea

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doi: 10.1029/GM027p0349
Authors:Meijer, Arend; Reagan, Mark; Ellis, Howard; Shafiqullah, Muhammad; Sutter, John; Damon, Paul; King, Stanley
Author Affiliations:Primary:
Univ. Ariz., Dep. Geosci., Tucson, AZ, United States
SOHIO Pet. Co., United States
Ohio State Univ., United States
Biostratigraphics, United States
Volume Title:tectonic and geologic evolution of Southeast Asian seas and islands; Part 2
Volume Authors:Hayes, Dennis E., editor
Source:The tectonic and geologic evolution of Southeast Asian seas and islands; Part 2, edited by Dennis E. Hayes. Geophysical Monograph, Vol.27, p.349-359. Publisher: American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, United States. ISSN: 0065-8448. ISBN: 978-1-118-66409-4
Publication Date:1983
Note:In English. 24 refs.; illus. incl. 3 tables
Summary:Radiometric and paleontologic ages of samples from Guam, Saipan, and the Palau Islands. The oldest arc-related volcanic rocks are from Guam, dated at 43.8 ± 1.6 m.y. B.P. (late middle Eocene). Marianas and Palau Islands contain volcanic units of late Eocene, early Oligocene and Miocene.—Modified journal abstract. [C.N.]
Subjects:Absolute age; Biostratigraphy; Cenozoic; Dates; Eocene; Geochronology; Igneous rocks; Island arcs; Lower Oligocene; Miocene; Neogene; Oligocene; Paleogene; Plate tectonics; Tectonophysics; Tertiary; Volcanic rocks; Volcanism; Volcanology; Caroline Islands; Guam; Mariana Islands; Micronesia; North Pacific; Northern Mariana Islands; Northwest Pacific; Oceania; Pacific Ocean; Palau; Philippine Sea; Saipan; West Pacific
Coordinates:N000000 N350000 E1500000 E1200000
Abstract Numbers:87M/3415
Record ID:1983048658
Copyright Information:GeoRef, Copyright 2019 American Geosciences Institute.
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