From microcontinents to extensional allochthons: witnesses of how continents rift and break apart?

@inproceedings{PronPinvidic2010FromMT,
  title={From microcontinents to extensional allochthons: witnesses of how continents rift and break apart?},
  author={G. P{\'e}ron-Pinvidic and G. Manatschal},
  year={2010}
}
ABSTRACT The conjunction of high-quality seismic surveys, deep sea drilling, and progress in numerical modelling has changed the way of thinking about how continents rift and oceans form. In particular the discovery of exhumed continental mantle and hyper-extended crust in deep-water rifted margins has led to a paradigm shift in research into the evolution of rifted margins. Although rifted margins now appear to be more complex and their architecture more diverse than previously thought, their… Expand
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