Development of the continental margins of the Labrador Sea: a review

  title={Development of the continental margins of the Labrador Sea: a review},
  author={James A. Chalmers and T. Christopher R. Pulvertaft},
  journal={Geological Society, London, Special Publications},
  pages={105 - 77}
Abstract The Labrador Sea is a small oceanic basin that developed when the North American and Greenland plates separated. An initial period of stretching in Early Cretaceous time formed sedimentary basins now preserved under the continental shelves and around the margins of the oceanic crust. The basins subsided thermally during Late Cretaceous time and a second episode of tectonism took place during latest Cretaceous and early Paleocene time, before the onset of sea-floor spreading in mid… Expand
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