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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 1977
Geology (1977) 5 (10): 641-643.
...John Milsom Abstract The island of Seram, in the outer Banda arc of eastern Indonesia, lies dose to the termination of the parallel arcuate belts of negative and positive gravity anomaly first mapped by F. A. Vening Meinesz. Gravity readings taken along the highly indented coastline of Seram...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1979
Journal of the Geological Society (1979) 136 (5): 547-566.
...M.G. Audley-Charles; D.J. Carter; A.J. Barber; M.S. Norvick; S. Tjokrosapoetro Abstract Reconnaissance field traverses in Seram have led to major revisions in the stratigraphy, structure, tectonic history and geological maps. The island is composed of 4 principal stratigraphical-structural elements...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1980
AAPG Bulletin (1980) 64 (6): 868-915.
... of subduction and compression tectonics. Instead, it is now a place of crustal extension, and is an example of graben formation that is separating a block of Australian continental crust (beneath the Kai Islands) from the Australian platform. The present lack of structural continuity between the Seram Trough...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 April 2014
Geology (2014) 42 (4): 279-282.
... to present-day subduction dynamics ( Spakman and Hall, 2010 ). Eastern Indonesia ( Fig. 1A ) is an actively deforming and tectonically complex region controlled by the ongoing collision between the Eurasian, Australian, and Philippine Sea plates ( Hall, 2012 ). The island of Seram ( Fig. 1B...
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Series: SEPM Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.2110/pec.03.77.0029
EISBN: 9781565762145
... fold–thrust belts produced by collision similar to the collisions that formed the Appalachian and Sevier belts of North America. The islands of Timor, Seram, and Irian Jaya represent the emergent parts of a fold–thrust belt forming on the northern edge of the Australian continent. Drainage basins...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2003
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2003) 174 (6): 545-560.
... bathymetric study helps to define the Seram volcanic arc which follows a trend parallel to the Seram Trench from Ambelau island southeast of Buru to the Banda Island (fig. 2 and 5). A new volcanic seamount discovered in the southeast of Buru (location of dredge 401 in figure 7) and a large volcano...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 2004
AAPG Bulletin (2004) 88 (5): 565-585.
... and thrust belt, consisting of the imbricated outer edge of the Australian continent, overlain locally by fragments of the precollisional oceanic forearc. The Banda forearc is an established petroleum province in the island of Seram, but the remainder of the forearc has so far yielded no further exploration...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 July 2010
GSA Bulletin (2010) 122 (7-8): 1067-1080.
... that the Beardslee Islands, a series of gravel islands near sea level in Lower Glacier Bay were formed from Van Horn gravels that were transported by the LIA advance and redeposited as outwash ( Reid, 1896 ; Connor et al., 2009 ). Glacimarine sediment remaining below the LIA erosion surface within the fjord (R3...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1979
Journal of the Geological Society (1979) 136 (5): 581-582.
...J. S. Milsom Abstract The Seram segment of the Banda Arc appears to conform to the structure of a ‘typical’ arc, but the geology of the area reveals a number of deviations from the norm; these are briefly listed. The late Tertiary or Quaternary volcanoes forming the Uliasser Islands mark...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 11 October 1999
AAPG Bulletin (1999) 83 (10): 1320-1336.
... as suggested by Davidson (1991) . The larger islands of the outer Banda arc (Timor, Seram, and Buru; Figure 1 ) resemble Buton in preserving geological records of Triassic positions at the margin of the Australian continent, Jurassic rifting from that margin, Cretaceous drift in an environment remote...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2001
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2001) 172 (1): 59-68.
...Michel Villeneuve; Jean-Jacques Cornee; Wahyu Gunawan; Rossana Martini; Guy Tronchetti; Marie-Christine Janin; Pierre Saint-Marc; Louisette Zaninetti Abstract Sulawesi island is the convergence area of the Eurasian, the Pacific and the Australian plates. Villeneuve et al. demonstrated, from both...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1979
Journal of the Geological Society (1979) 136 (5): 519-526.
... is a result of late Miocene–early Pliocene collision and obduction of the Banda Sea island arc system over the leading edge of the Australian–Irian continental plate. Transcurrent faulting on the northern limb of the collision zone may have accentuated curvature of the arc. Subduction and volcanicitv ceased...
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2006
DOI: 10.1130/2006.2406
... Petrographic examination of temper sands in prehistoric Oceanian pottery collected by archaeologists from island groups spread across the tropical Pacific Ocean shows that the sands vary compositionally in geographic patterns that are governed by geotectonic setting and vagaries of local...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 11 December 1999
AAPG Bulletin (1999) 83 (12): 1927-1942.
... eastern Timor Island. A Mesozoic source rock was previously inferred for oils from Timor and Seram ( Price et al., 1987 ; ten Haven and Schiefelbein, 1995 ). Although mildly biodegraded (level 1) ( Peters and Moldowan, 1993 ), the Pr/Ph ratio and biomarker characteristics of the Aliambata oil are similar...
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Series: Geological Society, London, Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1144/SP441.8
EISBN: 9781862399709
... the northern Banda Arc such as Buru and Seram, were part of a continental spur that was fragmented during Miocene–Pliocene times by lower crustal delamination driven by Banda Sea rollback. Maluku and North Maluku are composed of numerous islands affected by disparate neotectonic processes. In the north...
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Cross section through the Tanimbar <b>Islands</b>, with an enlargement of the cent...
Published: 01 May 2004
Figure 13 Cross section through the Tanimbar Islands, with an enlargement of the central region under Yamdena Island. See Figure 7 for location. The crest of the Oseil anticline in Seram is shown at the same scale for comparison. The Keustenan structure is an example of one thin-skinned
Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1130/2005.2400
... The spine of the island of New Guinea, the Central Range, is a 1300 km long by 100 to 150 km wide mountain belt with numerous peaks over 3 km elevation. This mountain belt began to form when the Australian passive margin entered a north-dipping subduction zone in the Middle Miocene...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 November 2013
Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France (2013) 184 (6): 569-582.
.... The Weber trough is opened on the eastern part of the South Banda basin. WS- West Sulawesi, ES-East Sulawesi, Sb-Sumba island, KL-Kalimantan, MS-Makassar straight, Bs-Banggai-Sula, Sbi- Sulabesi, Hl- Halmahera, Pap- Papouasie, NBB- North Banda basin, Bu- Buru, SR- Seram, TB-Tukang-Besi platform, LuR...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1996
AAPG Bulletin (1996) 80 (3): 323-339.
...Phillip S. Plummer ABSTRACT Tarballs have been found stranded as traction deposits on a beach on northwest Mahe Island, Seychelles, with every ebbing tide. Weekly collections from mid-1993 to mid-1994 gathered nearly 4750 samples of two types of tar: a dominant black malleable tar and a less common...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 October 1978
AAPG Bulletin (1978) 62 (10): 1978-2043.
... of hydrocarbons for the first time. The People’s Republic of China also apparently had a major discovery in the East China Sea, north of Hainan Island, but no details are known. During 1977 there was a general pull-back by foreign contractors into the more established petroleum provinces. The exception...
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