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1st Edition

Mantle Plumes

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ISBN 9789054107927
Published January 1, 1999 by CRC Press
250 Pages

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Book Description

Several aspects of interpretation of geophysical data applied to the study of tectonics, geodynamics, metamorphism and magmatism are discussed. Deep-level geophysical data has revealed a new class of physical inhomogeneities in the lithosphere of various regions of diverse ages around the world.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Introduction -- 1. Magma tism, its Sources and Evolution -- 2. Methods of Investigation Seismic Method Gravitational Modelling -- 3. Regional Characteristics of Mantle Plumes Ukrainian Shield -- Podol transcrustal geophysical anomaly Kirovograd transcrustal geophysical anomaly Priazov transcrustal geophysical anomaly Volyn protoplatform massif Polingenic-anatectic granite formation Anorthosite-rapokin granite problem Korsun-Novomirgorod mantle plume Korosten mantle plume Baltic Shield Karelia -- Kola peninsula Lesser Caucasus Siberian Platform Cuban Island Arc -- North-western Part of the Active Pacific Margin -- 4. Tectonic Role of Mantle Plumes -- Origin and Development of East European Platform -- 5. Relation Between Earth's Crustal Evolutionand Mantle Plumes Analysis of Results of Investigations -- Metallogeny and Mantle Plumes -- Conclusion -- References.

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National Academy of Science of the Ukraine Institute of Geophysics Kiev, Ukraine.