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Queen Charlotte Islands margin

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Robin Riddihough
Robin Riddihough
Geological Survey of Canada, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, 601 Booth St., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0E8, Canada
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Roy D. Hyndman
Roy D. Hyndman
Pacific Geoscience Centre, Geological Survey of Canada, Department of Energy, Mines and Resources, P.O. Box 6000, Sidney, British Columbia V8L 4B2, Canada
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Published:
January 01, 1989

Abstract

The Queen Charlotte margin occupies part of a right-lateral strike-slip transform zone extending from the active subduction zone of the Juan de Fuca Plate off Vancouver Island to the active subduction zone of the Pacific Plate off southern Alaska. It marks the boundary between the Pacific and North American lithospheric plates.

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DNAG, Geology of North America

The Eastern Pacific Ocean and Hawaii

E. L. Winterer
E. L. Winterer
Scripps Institution of Oceanography La Jolla, California 92093
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Donald M. Hussong
Donald M. Hussong
University of Hawaii Department of Geology and Geophysics Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
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Robert W. Decker
Robert W. Decker
4087 Silver Bar Road Mariposa, California 95338
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Geological Society of America
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ISBN electronic:
9780813754659
Publication date:
January 01, 1989

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