Late Pleistocene-Holocene Acceleration of Uplift Rate in Southwest Erromango Island, Southern Vanuatu, South Pacific: Relation to the Growth of the Vanuatuan Mid Sedimentary Basin

@article{Neef1988LatePA,
  title={Late Pleistocene-Holocene Acceleration of Uplift Rate in Southwest Erromango Island, Southern Vanuatu, South Pacific: Relation to the Growth of the Vanuatuan Mid Sedimentary Basin},
  author={Gerrit Neef and Chris H. Hendy},
  journal={The Journal of Geology},
  year={1988},
  volume={96},
  pages={481 - 494}
}
Late Quaternary and Holocene raised coral reefs are well developed in southwestern Erromango Island, which lies in the frontal arc area of the Vanuatuan Island Arc. Eight uranium series ages and one $$^{14}C$$ age from samples from coral reefs at three localities range in age from 4,800 B.P. to about 320,000 B.P. Six of the samples dated are from the Matiwo Point area. Here the youngest reef has given a $$^{230}Th/^{234}U$$ age of 4,800 B.P. and a slightly older reef, 4.3 m higher in elevation… 
Recent Emerged Reef Terraces of the Yenkahe Resurgent Block, Tanna, Vanuatu: Implications for Volcanic, Landslide and Tsunami Hazards
Emerged reef terraces record the extraordinarily rapid Holocene uplift rate of the fault-bounded Yenkahe resurgent block (YRB), located within a partially submerged Quaternary caldera on Tanna
Late Quaternary uplift and subsidence of the west coast of Tanna, south Vanuatu, southwest Pacific: U–Th ages of raised coral reefs in the Median Sedimentary Basin
Twelve Late Quaternary TIMS U–Th ages are reported here from 10 coral samples collected in situ from five transgressive coral/algal raised reefs (height: max. 113 m, min. 8 m) and two raised lagoonal
Age Estimates and Uplift Rates for Late Pleistocene Marine Terraces' Southern Oregon Portion of the Cascadia Forearc
Marine terraces are prominent landforms along the southern Oregon coast, which forms part of the forearc region of the Cascadia subduction zone. Interest in the Cascadia subduction zone has increased
Pliocene‐Quaternary history of Futuna Island, south Vanuatu, southwest Pacific
U‐series ages from thermal ionisation mass spectrometry are reported here for the raised coral reefs of Futuna Island, which lies adjacent to the eastern margin of the backarc Futuna Trough in south
Late Quaternary sea-level history of Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, USA: A test of tectonic uplift and glacial isostatic adjustment models
In 1979, S. Uyeda and H. Kanamori proposed a tectonic model with two end members of a subduction-boundary continuum: the “Chilean” type (shallow dip of the subducting plate, great thrust events,
Island-arc carbonates: characterization and recognition in the ancient geologic record
Abstract Carbonates of island-arc origin that are preserved in Paleozoic-Mesozoic terranes of the North American Cordillera exhibit a distinctive suite of paleontologic and lithologic features and
Detachment of part of the downgoing slab and uplift of the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) Islands
Several seisniological observations suggest that there is a gap within the downgoing slab of Australian lithosphere plunging beneath the New Hebrides, and ages of elevated coral tenaces on the New
Paleoshoreline record of relative Holocene sea levels on Pacific islands
Abstract Understanding the history of relative Holocene sea levels on Pacific islands is important for constraining fundamental geodynamic theories, interpreting the environments of early human
ESR ages of middle Pleistocene corals from the Ryukyu islands
Abstract Electron spin resonance ages of 11 corals from the lower part of the Ryukyu Group, Japan can be classified into two groups (about 600,000 and 800,000 yr). The result indicates that the lower
When snails inform about geology: Pliocene emergence of islands of Vanuatu indicated by a radiation of truncatelloidean freshwater gastropods (Caenogastropoda: Tateidae)
TLDR
A time-calibrated phylogenetic analysis of freshwater gastropods of the family Tateidae based on COI, 16S rRNA and ITS2 suggested that Espiritu Santo was probably the place of origin for the subsequent colonization of the island of Erromango and the Pleistocene radiation across the remaining archipelago.
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 49 REFERENCES
Quaternary Uplift of the Torres Islands, Northern New Hebrides Frontal Arc: Comparison with Santo and Malekula Islands, Central New Hebrides Frontal Arc
Coral reef terraces on the Torres Islands have recorded the Quaternary uplift of part of the northern New Hebrides frontal arc. These isles lie about midway between the volcanic chain and trench
Holocene sea-level change and coral-reef growth at Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea
At the tectonically rising terraced coast of Huon Peninsula, Papua New Guinea, a Holocene reef is emerging by as much as 12 m. A clean seacliff section 8 m high provides detailed evidence of the
Late Quaternary tectonic movements and sea-level changes at Timor and Atauro Island
Flights of raised coral terraces on the north coast of East Timor and at Atauro Island, north of Timor, are described stratigraphically and dated by Th 230 -U 234 determinations. The exposures at
Late quaternary uplift history from emerged reef terraces on Santo and Malekula islands, central New Hebrides island arc
Currently uplifting reef terraces on Santo and Malekula islands, in the central New Hebrides arc, offer a detailed record of vertical tectonics related to the subduction of the Australian plate
Quaternary sea level fluctuations on a tectonic coast: New { 230 Th }/{ 234 U } dates from the Huon Peninsula, New Guinea
Emerged coral reef terraces on the Huon Peninsula in New Guinea were reported in a reconnaissance dating study by Veeh and Chappell 1970. Age definition achieved was not good for several important
Geology of Coral Terraces, Huon Peninsula, New Guinea: A Study of Quaternary Tectonic Movements and Sea-Level Changes
A spectacular flight of terraces occurs on the northeast seaboard of Huon Peninsula, New Guinea. The terraces are clearly developed for more than 80 km and rise to over 600 m. They are built
Raised Reef-Capped Terraces and Plio-Pleistocene Sea Level Changes, North Malekula, New Hebrides
In the west of northern Malekula, Pliocene sediments rest with angular unconformity on lower Miocene volcaniclastic rocks. Six tilted, reef-capped terraces overlie benches cut in the Pliocene
Relative Sea Levels and Coastal Sedimentation in Southeast Australia in the Holocene
ABSTRACT In recent years, Australian studies of relative sea-level change have shown reasonable consistency on the termination date of the postglacial marine transgression at c. 6,500 14C years BP.
Pleistocene Sea Levels from Raised Coral Reefs of Haiti
TLDR
The elevations and ages of a sequence of three uplifted Pleistocene coral reefs on the Northwest Peninsula of Haiti have been determined and data indicate that sea level stood –10 and –13 meters at 108,000 and 81,000 years before present.
Uplifted Marine Terraces Along the Alpine Fault, New Zealand
Three types of evidence indicate that marine terraces are widespread in the Southern Alps of New Zealand. (i) Remnants of shore platforms occur as distinct levels of notched ridge crests and flat
...
1
2
3
4
5
...