Continental breakup and the onset of ultraslow seafloor spreading off Flemish Cap on the Newfoundland rifted margin

@inproceedings{Hopper2003ContinentalBA,
  title={Continental breakup and the onset of ultraslow seafloor spreading off Flemish Cap on the Newfoundland rifted margin},
  author={John R. Hopper and Thomas Funck and Brian E. Tucholke and Hans Christian Larsen and Steven R. Holbrook and Keith E. Louden},
  year={2003}
}
Prestack depth-migrated seismic reflection data collected off Flemish Cap on the Newfoundland margin show a structure of abruptly thinning continental crust that leads into an oceanic accretion system. Within continental crust, there is no clear evidence for detachment surfaces analogous to the S reflection off the conjugate Galicia Bank margin, demonstrating a first-order asymmetry in final rift development. Anomalously thin (3–4 km), magmatically produced oceanic crust abuts very thin… CONTINUE READING
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