Comment on “Discussions of ODP Leg 205 and drilling of Middle America Seismogenic Zone”

@inproceedings{Murdock2003CommentO,
  title={Comment on “Discussions of ODP Leg 205 and drilling of Middle America Seismogenic Zone”},
  author={James N. Murdock},
  year={2003}
}
Von Huene et al. [2003] outline a plan to study convergent margin processes in the Middle America Trench area. They describe the area as mainly an “erosional convergent margin,” which they represent as a fundamental feature of the circum-Pacific. The concept of tectonic erosion at this type of hypothetical margin has been reviewed by von Huene and Scholl [1991]. They portray tectonic erosion (or “subduction erosion”) to be occurring in a thrust fault zone located at the base of the landward… CONTINUE READING

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