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Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1944
GSA Bulletin (1944) 55 (11): 1333–1362.
...GORDON A. MACDONALD Abstract Tutuila Islands consists of five overlapping shield volcanoes. The lavas of all are predominantly olivine basalts, but picritic basalts, olivine-poor basalts, and olivine-free basalts also are present. Two flows of oligoclase andesite are found in the easternmost...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1975
AAPG Bulletin (1975) 59 (5): 780–798.
.... Additional bottom water leaves the northeastern end of Tonga Trench and enters the Samoan basin through a passage between Savaii and Pascoe Bank. The Samoan Archipelago thus divides the northward flow into two streams, though the transport via the rather tortuous route west of the islands is probably minor...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1955
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1955) 45 (4): 327–346.
... at 17h 57m 188, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 141~° S, 173° W, which is in the Pacific Ocean southwest of Savaii Island, Samoa Islands. Santa Paula, California, July 12, 1955A slight earthquake jolted Santa Paula shortly after noon. The shock was brief and there were no reports that it was felt...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1955
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1955) 45 (1): 69–80.
...., with provisional epicenter 52 ° N, 160 ° E, which is in the Pacific Ocean southeast of Petropavlovsk, Kamchatka. Samoa Islands region, September 28, 1954The Survey reports an earthquake at 12h53m06~, G.C.T., with provisional epicenter 151/2° S, 173 ° W, which is in the Pacific Ocean south of Savaii Island, Samoa...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 2019
Geochemical Perspectives (2019) 8 (1): 44–64.
...) on peridotite xenoliths from Savaii and Tubuai islands. These xenoliths are harzburgites of the oceanic lithosphere with secondary patches of clinopyroxene-spinel ± apatite ± glass, formed by interaction with carbonatitic melt. Trace element abundance patterns of clinopyroxenes are characterised by strong light...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 February 2004
Geology (2004) 32 (2): 173–176.
... the East Greenland margin, as well as lavas on Jan Mayen Island that have enriched, Icelandic-type isotopic signatures. 07 10 2003 03 07 2003 06 10 2003 Geological Society of America 2004 Greenland North Atlantic Iceland Jan Mayen Miocene continental margin mantle plumes...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1979
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1979) 69 (5): 1475–1486.
... generated either in the area of WaUis Island, after propagating as SV, or may result from refraction (with a change of azimuth) seaward of Savaii, Samoa. T waves at Riverview, Australia, 11 rain early, are probably due to S V ~ T conversion taking place on the western slope of Norfolk Ridge, in the vicinity...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1955
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1955) 45 (2): 149–166.
... in Davao and IIinatuan. Samoa Islands region, December 13, 1954The Survey reports an earthquake at 12 h 45 ~ 02 ~, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 131 S, 1731~ ° W, which is in the Pacific Ocean west of Savaii Island, Samoa Islands. Assam, December 13, 1954The Survey reports an earthquake at 20 h 38 m...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1955
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1955) 45 (3): 245–259.
... of E1 Salvador. Samoa Islands, March 10, 1955The Survey reports an earthquake at 21 h 10ra 208, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 1 3 ~ ° S, 1 7 3 ~ ° W, which is in the Pacific Ocean west of Savaii, Samoa Islands. The shock was felt in Apia. Northern India, March 10, 1955The Survey reports...
Journal Article
Published: 10 February 2010
Geological Magazine (2010) 147 (5): 705–717.
...IAN McDOUGALL Abstract Potassium–argon (K–Ar) ages on whole rock samples have been measured on lavas from the subaerial Samoa Islands, which form a broadly linear volcanic chain that extends from the ESE to the WNW for about 360 km. The Manu'a Islands near the southeast limit of the chain exhibit...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1956
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1956) 46 (4): 335–351.
... reports an earthquake at 17h 32m 57S, G.C.T., with prelirninary epicenter 1 4 ~ ° S, 1731~° W, which is southwest of Savaii, Samoa Islands. Dominican Republic, August l, 1956The Survey reports an earthquake at 20 h 2m8i 26S, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 181 N, 71° W, which is in the Do- minican...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1956
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1956) 46 (3): 219–234.
... an earthquake at 00~ 05TM 25~, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 15 ° S, 1731 W, which is south- west of Savaii, Samoa Islands. Pasadena estimates the magnitude as 6a/~ ; Berkeley, 61/2-63A. North Polar region, March 4, 1956The Survey reports an earthquake at 03~ 18m 10~, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 83...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications, Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.SP.2007.273.01.13
EISBN: 9781862395213
... to which ancestral Tongans and Samoans probably passed, it may be that the antecedents of this myth-motif are farther west. Most throwing-down myths in Tonga and Samoa refer to regularly-active volcanoes such as those on the islands of Kao, Tofua and Savaii. One refers to the centre of volcanically...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1920
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1920) 10 (4): 155–275.
...) comparison Perret and Wood, (5) direction of stress, (6) analysis general habit of Halemaumau 1912-1916. Chapter 4 treats of the volcanic history of hawaii . (1) The island, (2) the craters: Kohala, (3) Mauna Kea, (4) Hualalai, (5) Mauna Loa, (6) history of origin of Mauna Loa, (7) Kilauea, (8) Kilauea older...
Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/SP446.14
EISBN: 978-1-78620-376-2
... ( Liu et al. 2009 ) and Mexico ( Siebe et al. 2004 ; Schaaf et al. 2005 ; Sieron et al. 2014 ), suggesting complex underlying plumbing systems. Large volcanic islands such as Hawaii ( Wood 1980 ), Samoa (Savaii and Upolu) ( Németh & Cronin 2009 b ), Miyakejima (Japan), Ambae (Vanuatu...
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