Prodigious submarine landslides on the Hawaiian Ridge

@article{Moore1989ProdigiousSL,
  title={Prodigious submarine landslides on the Hawaiian Ridge},
  author={James G. Moore and David A. Clague and Robin T. Holcomb and Peter W. Lipman and William R. Normark and Michael E. Torresan},
  journal={Journal of Geophysical Research},
  year={1989},
  volume={Vol. 94},
  pages={Pages 17,465 - 17,484}
}
The extensive area covered by major submarine mass wasting deposits on or near the Hawaiian Ridge has been delimited by systematic mapping of the Hawaiian exclusive economic zone using the side-looking sonar system GLORIA. These surveys show that slumps and debris avalanche deposits are exposed over about 100,000 km2 of the ridge and adjacent seafloor from Kauai to Hawaii, covering an area more than 5 times the land area of the islands. Some of the individual debris avalanches are more than 200… 

Submarine landslides around the Canary Islands

The morphology and structure of the submarine flanks of the Canary Islands were mapped using the GLORIA long-range side-scan sonar system, bathymetric multibeam systems, and sediment echosounders.

Prodigious submarine landslides during the inception and early growth of volcanic islands

The authors reconstruct the emergence of the Canary Islands via turbidites created by submarine landslides as the islands grew, showing that slides are multi-stage.

A giant landslide on the southern flank of Tahiti Island, French Polynesia

We present evidence for an ancient and voluminous subaerial landslide of the southern flank of Tahiti, Society Islands. During a marine geophysical survey in 1996, submarine mass wasting deposits

Submarine Landslides in French Polynesia

Landslides are common features of oceanic islands and playa key role in their evolution. Caused by caldera collapse or flank collapses, they can be classified into three types: (1) rock falls, (2)

Landslides in the Upper Submarine Slopes of Volcanic Islands: The Central Azores

Small landslides in the upper submarine slopes of volcanic islands present potential hazards locally because of their high frequency. We examine evidence for landsliding in high‐resolution

A giant landslide on the north flank of Tenerife, Canary Islands

The extent of mass wasting along the north flank of Tenerife has been mapped using swath bathymetry, GLORIA side-scan sonar, and 3.5-kHz echo sounder data. The marine surveys show that, north of

Growth and collapse of the Reunion Island volcanoes

This work presents the first exhaustive study of the entire surface of the Reunion Island volcanic system. The focus is on the submarine part, for which a compilation of all multibeam data collected
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 64 REFERENCES

The Giant Submarine Alika Debris Slide, Mauna Loa, Hawaii

probably represent multiple subsidence events before, during, and after the debris avalanches. Lower slopes of the slide contain distinctive lobate-terraced deposits that are interpreted as having

Age of tilted reefs, Hawaii

Submerged carbonate reefs are preserved as a series of submarine terraces between Molokai and Hawaii along a 200-km span of the southeastern Hawaiian Ridge. Limestones from two of the terraces have

ACTIVE SLIDES AND FLOWS IN UNDERCONSOLIDATED MARINE SEDIMENTS ON THE SLOPES OF THE MISSISSIPPI DELTA.

On the continental shelves off large deltas, rapid progradation and deposition result in highly underconsolidated marine sediments. These deposits, which are often also rich in interstitial methane

Volcanic Substructure Inferred from Dredge Samples and Ocean-Bottom Photographs, Hawaii

Ocean-bottom photographs from 18 stations and dredge hauls from 35 stations adjacent to the Island of Hawaii indicate that basaltic pillow lava and pillow fragments are the dominant rock type on the

Diverse basalt types from Loihi seamount, Hawaii

Loihi seamount is the southeasternmost active volcano in the Hawaiian-Emperor volcanic chain. The seamount is considered representative of the early phase of Hawaiian volcanism because of its youth,

Submarine Canyons and the Shelf along the North Coast of Molokai Island, Hawaiian Ridge

The north insular shelf of Molokai is a smooth plain, gently dipping seaward, with three slight steps, one occurring between the 30and 60-foot isobaths, one between the 150and 180-foot isobaths, and

Estimates of Marine and Fluvial Erosion in Hawaii

The remarkably symmetrical conic surfaces of various parts of Hawaii, now somewhat carved by marine and fluvial agencies, are made the basis of estimates of marine and fluvial erosion. A rate
...