Structure and Evolution of Lithospheric Slab Beneath the Sunda Arc, Indonesia

  title={Structure and Evolution of Lithospheric Slab Beneath the Sunda Arc, Indonesia},
  author={Sri Widiyantoro and Rob D. van der Hilst},
  pages={1566 - 1570}
Tomographic imaging reveals seismic anomalies beneath the Sunda island arc, Indonesia, that suggest that the lithospheric slab penetrates to a depth of at least 1500 kilometers. The Sunda slab forms the eastern end of a deep anomaly associated with the past subduction of the plate underlying the Mesozoic Tethys Ocean. In accord with previous studies, the lithospheric slab was imaged as a continuous feature from the surface to the lower mantle below Java, with a local deflection where the slab… Expand
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