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Published: 30 November 2011
Geological Magazine (2012) 149 (5): 768–782.
...) is tentatively correlated with the Pluto Glacier Formation of Alexander Island. Three dominantly volcanic formations are recognized on Adelaide Island, akin to the volcanic rocks of the Alexander Island Volcanic Group; the Mount Liotard Formation is formed of 2 km of basaltic andesite lavas, whilst the Bond...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 February 2020
Elements (2020) 16 (1): 47–52.
... Glein CR , Waite JH Jr ( 2018 ) Primordial N 2 provides a cosmochemical explanation for the existence of Sputnik Planitia, Pluto . Icarus 313 : 79 – 92 Grundy WM and 40 coauthors ( 2016 ) The formation of Charon’s red poles from seasonally cold-trapped volatiles . Nature...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2018
DOI: 10.1144/SP461.15
EISBN: 9781786203427
... Abstract The Antarctic continent, which contains enough ice to raise sea level globally by around 60 m, is the last major scientific frontier on our planet. We know far more about the surfaces of the Moon, Mars and around half of Pluto than we do about the underside of the Antarctic ice sheet...
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Published: 26 June 2015
Journal of the Geological Society (2015) 172 (5): 599–613.
... perpendicular to it, and indicate extension parallel to the coast. In summary, George VI Ice Shelf is supplied almost entirely from ice streams emanating from the interior of Palmer Land. Only in a few cases (Eros, Grotto, Jupiter/Haumea, Pluto and Mars glaciers) do Alexander Island’s own glaciers extend...
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Published: 01 February 1996
Journal of the Geological Society (1996) 153 (1): 65–82.
... 160 165 170 175 Stage Albian Aptian Barremian Hauterivian Valanginian Berriarian Tithonian Kimmeridgia Oxfordian Callovian Bathonian Bajocian Aalenian Unit Pluto Glacier Formation 1400 m Calliato Cliffa Spartan Glacier Formation 1000 m Jupiter Glaciel Member \ 2200 m Himalia Ridge Formation \ Atoll...
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Published: 01 June 2005
Micropaleontology (2005) 51 (2): 101–168.
... 0.41mm, ×98, Pluto I-87 5330’, GSC 125029. The C. galvanenis Zone was first defined from surface and well sections in the Lincoln Creek Formation of Washington ( Rau 1966 , 1981 ). The presence there of rare altered Sigmomorphina schencki specimens indicated the lower Refugian Stage ( Rau...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1995
AAPG Bulletin (1995) 79 (4): 477–512.
... ratio of 1:10 has been reported from the Pluto Glacier Formation (Aptian–Albian) exposed in Alexander Island of Antarctica ( Macdonald et al., 1993 ). In cases like this, where small, areally restricted mass-transport deposits occur, long-distance correlation of sands showing blocky log motifs ( Figure...
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Journal: Elements
Published: 01 April 2016
Elements (2016) 12 (2): 97–102.
... and were crystallized from magmas. Ultimately, it was the recognition of dikes (tabular bodies of rock that crosscut older rocks) that vanquished the Neptunists. Plutonists successfully argued that these rocks could not have been deposited from the sea, and Pluto, Roman god of the underworld ( F ig . 1...
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Journal: GeoArabia
Publisher: Gulf Petrolink
Published: 01 July 2002
GeoArabia (2002) 7 (3): 503–538.
... relevant to Earth history on the scale of hundreds of millions of years, the effects of Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto can be ignored. We acknowledge that numerous processes affect climate, the volume of the ocean basins, and the volume of water in them. Figure 1 shows the effects of periodic and chaotic...
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Published: 01 December 1982
Journal of the Geological Society (1982) 139 (6): 701–711.
... palaeontological and lithological observations on the Legoupil Formation, north-west Antarctic Peninsula Bull. Br. Antarct. Surv 1975 41*42 169 85 Thomson M. R. A. Craddock C. Mesozoic paleogeography of western Antarctica Antarctic Geoscience 1982 Madison Univ. Wisconsin Press 331 8...
Series: GCSSEPM, GCSSEPM
Published: 01 December 2001
DOI: 10.5724/gcs.01.21.0619
EISBN: 978-0-9836096-9-8
... conditions that give rise to a wide variety of subsalt trap styles. Mechanically emplaced allochthonous roots differ, forming diverse and disparate salt systems that diachronously crosscut stratigraphy at some inclined angle (with the rare exception of extruded salt glaciers that spread conformably down...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2002.192.01.03
EISBN: 9781862394407
... has passed since they fell. Isotopically, each meteorite serves as a timekeeper of at least three important dates in its history: the date when its parent body originally formed (its formation age), the length of time it has orbited through space (its cosmic-ray exposure age), and the time since...
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Series: GSA Special Papers, GSA Special Papers
Published: 03 October 2017
DOI: 10.1130/2017.2523(03)
EISBN: 9780813795232
... meteorites, and isotopic studies of lunar samples. Discussions of the Archean would include mention of accretion-related phenomena such as the impact origin of the Moon, core formation, magma oceans, first water oceans, impact-induced tectonism, and the late veneer’s role in determining Earth’s volatile...
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