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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 October 2012
DOI: 10.1130/2012.2492(05)
... The Grenadine Islands and the marine environment surrounding the islands were mapped over a five-year span. The project—Grenadines Marine Resource and Space-Use Information System (MarSIS)—involved merging local knowledge with existing scientific data into a geographic information system (GIS...
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Map showing the location of Kick-em-Jenny in the <span class="search-highlight">Grenadine</span> <span class="search-highlight">island</span> chain. (S...
Published: 04 April 2013
Fig. 3. Map showing the location of Kick-em-Jenny in the Grenadine island chain. (Source: www.uwiseismic.com ).
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Journal: Geosphere
Published: 27 July 2017
Geosphere (2017) 13 (5): 1359–1391.
...William White; Peter Copeland; Daniel R. Gravatt; Joseph D. Devine Abstract We report major-element, trace-element, and radiogenic-isotope analyses of 49 lavas and xenoliths as well as 35 40 Ar/ 39 Ar ages from Grenada, Kick ’em Jenny submarine volcano, and several Grenadine Islands. Grenada magmas...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1972
AAPG Bulletin (1972) 56 (4): 720–738.
..., and in situ observations indicate that off the Virgin Islands, St. Martin, St. Barthelemy, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia, and the Grenadine Islands submerged reefs are dead and covered by only a few scattered living corals. Hermatypic corals below 15 m on these reefs cannot cope with skeletal...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1130/SPE277-p1
... We present a study of older rocks exposed on Grenada and the Grenadine Islands of the southern Lesser Antilles arc platform (SLAAP) with a view toward understanding the structural and stratigraphic evolution of the platform that led to the modern (and Neogene) magmatic arc. The modern SLAAP...
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Published: 01 March 1989
Bulletin of Canadian Petroleum Geology (1989) 37 (1): 18–30.
... Trough. The surrounding shallow-marine settings are thus devoid of volcanics, so that development of reefs and lagoonal environments is uninhibited. During the Holocene sea level rise, the irregular islands and shoals of the Grenadines Bank were partially or fully drowned in the west-flowing Equatorial...
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Published: 04 April 2013
Journal of the Geological Society (2013) 170 (3): 527–534.
... of reef limestone embedded in chalk; the ichthyofauna indicates deposition in ≥200 m water depth. Abundant evidence that deposition occurred in a deep-water turbidite basin flanking a volcanic island is found in the Middle Miocene Grand Bay Formation of Carriacou, the Grenadines. Diverse, deeper water...
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Map of Grenada and the <span class="search-highlight">Grenadines</span>. Solid line follows the Neogene arc; the ...
Published: 27 July 2017
Figure 1. Map of Grenada and the Grenadines. Solid line follows the Neogene arc; the dashed line in inset follow the Paleogene arc. Islands included in this study—Grenada, Isle de Caille, Union, and Mayreau—are shown in a darker shade. Also shown is the location of Kick ’em Jenny submarine
Journal Article
Published: 04 April 2013
Journal of the Geological Society (2013) 170 (3): 547–556.
...Fig. 3. Map showing the location of Kick-em-Jenny in the Grenadine island chain. (Source: www.uwiseismic.com ). ...
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Journal Article
Published: 28 June 2013
Geological Magazine (2014) 151 (3): 381–393.
..., The Grenadines (West Indies). This unit was deposited in a turbidite basin in a region of active volcanism fed from one centre and preserves common deep-water taxa more typical of the Palaeozoic, such as crinoids and brachiopods. The starfish bed is a channel-fill deposit laid down in at least 150–200 m water...
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Published: 01 May 2001
Journal of Paleontology (2001) 75 (3): 721–731.
... et al., 1993, 1994 ; Donovan, 1995 ). The present paper describes fossil crinoids from the Lesser Antilles, based on large collections from the Tertiary of Barbados and Carriacou, the Grenadines. Apart from the uniqueness of the geographic positions of these faunas, these two islands formed under...
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Inset map shows the location of Caribbean region in global context. Geograp...
Published: 18 January 2022
and the Grenadines (SVG), Barbados (BAR), Trinidad and Tobago (TNT), Aruba (ARB), Curacao (CUR), and Bonaire (BON). Named waterways separating islands are also noted, and include the Windward Passage (WP) between Cuba and Hispaniola and the Jamaica Channel (JC) between Jamaica and Hispaniola. The Tiburon Peninsula
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1972
AAPG Bulletin (1972) 56 (1): 114–127.
... Association of Petroleum Geologists. All rights reserved 1972 American Association of Petroleum Geologists The island of Carriacou is at the southern end of the Grenadines in the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean ( Fig. 1 ). It has been visited by geologists at irregular intervals since...
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Journal Article
Published: 16 February 2022
Seismological Research Letters (2022) 93 (3): 1673–1682.
... 2021, only 2 weeks after a seismicity pattern change ( National Emergency Management Organisation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Website, 2021 ), an explosive eruption occurred at La Soufriere on Saint‐Vincent Island, producing major tephra fallout and pyroclastic flows. Thanks to an accurate real...
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Fault segmentation in the eastern Caribbean. Fault structures in PR, the Le...
Published: 18 January 2022
Figure 3. Fault segmentation in the eastern Caribbean. Fault structures in PR, the Lesser Antilles (LA) islands, and northern South America. The Mona Rift (MR) is west of PR and separates the island from Hispaniola. The Great Southern Puerto Rico (GSPR) and Great Northern Puerto Rico (GNPR) fault
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Table  2.—Fossil and extant spatangoids in the Cenozoic of the Antillean re...
Published: 01 July 2000
, 1996 ), Cayman Islands (Donovan and Jones, unpublished), Cuba ( Kier, 1984 ), the Grenadines (Donovan, unpublished), Jamaica ( Table 1 herein), Puerto Rico ( Gordon, 1963 ), St. Bartholomew ( Cotteau, 1875 ) and Trinidad ( Jeannet, 1928 ; Cooke, 1961 ). Percent generic survival refers to the number
Journal Article
Published: 18 January 2022
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2022) 112 (2): 1120–1148.
... and the Grenadines (SVG), Barbados (BAR), Trinidad and Tobago (TNT), Aruba (ARB), Curacao (CUR), and Bonaire (BON). Named waterways separating islands are also noted, and include the Windward Passage (WP) between Cuba and Hispaniola and the Jamaica Channel (JC) between Jamaica and Hispaniola. The Tiburon Peninsula...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1971
AAPG Bulletin (1971) 55 (10): 1741–1752.
..., and consisting of two parallel arches with a central syncline. The Lesser Antilles volcanic arc, the Tobago trough, and the Barbados anticlinorium are traceable into the Venezuelan and Trinidadian shelves (South American continent). An analogy between the Caribbean and Indonesian island arcs shows the validity...
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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 19 October 2022
GSA Bulletin (2022)
... in the north (Macdonald et al., 2000; Fig. 1). These islands span a trench-parallel arc with a northwestward kink at the latitude of Martinique (Fig. 1). To the south, the Pliocene to present-day arc is superimposed on older arc rocks. In Grenada and the Grenadines, these rocks are upper Eocene to Miocene calc...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 March 2013
Geology (2013) 41 (3): 355–358.
...J. Rivera; G. Lastras; M. Canals; J. Acosta; B. Arrese; N. Hermida; A. Micallef; O. Tello; D. Amblas Abstract Eight consecutive swath bathymetry data sets were obtained to monitor the submarine eruption that occurred from 10 October 2011 to 5 March 2012 south of El Hierro Island in the Canary...
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