The submarine volcanic succession of the basal complex of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands : A model of submarine growth and emergence of tectonic volcanic islands

  title={The submarine volcanic succession of the basal complex of Fuerteventura, Canary Islands : A model of submarine growth and emergence of tectonic volcanic islands},
  author={Margarita Guti{\'e}rrez and Ram{\'o}n Casillas and Carlos Segovia Fern{\'a}ndez and Kadosa Balogh and A. Ahijado and Carolina Castillo and Juan Ram{\'o}n Colmenero and Encarnaci{\'o}n Garc{\'i}a-Navarro},
  journal={Geological Society of America Bulletin},
Three lithostratigraphic units have been distinguished in the volcanic succession of the basal complex of Fuerteventura Island. These units are, from bottom to top: the submarine volcanic group, the transitional volcanic group, and the subaerial volcanic group. These three groups record the submarine growth and emergence of the island. The volcanism is represented by ultra-alkaline and strongly alkaline igneous series. The igneous activity was due to the presence of an anomalous zone in the… 

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