Geometry and growth of sill complexes: insights using 3D seismic from the North Rockall Trough

@article{Thomson2004GeometryAG,
  title={Geometry and growth of sill complexes: insights using 3D seismic from the North Rockall Trough},
  author={Ken Thomson and Donald H. W. Hutton},
  journal={Bulletin of Volcanology},
  year={2004},
  volume={66},
  pages={364-375}
}
Doleritic sill complexes, which are an important component of volcanic continental margins, can be imaged using 3D seismic reflection data. This allows unprecedented access to the complete 3D geometry of the bodies and an opportunity to test classic sill emplacement models. The doleritic sills associated with basaltic volcanism in the North Rockall Trough occur in two forms. Radially symmetrical sill complexes consist of a saucer-like inner sill at the base with an arcuate inclined sheet… 
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Comment on: Determining magma flow in sills, dykes and laccoliths and their implications for sill emplacement mechanisms by Ken Thomson [Bulletin of Volcanology 70: 183–210]
Thomson (2007) “demonstrate[d] that...upwards and outwards branching magma flow networks are common to all doleritic sills intruded into sedimentary sequences”. This statement stemmed from
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