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Journal Article
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...
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Pb isotope plot of basalts from throughout the eastern volcanic province of...
Published: 01 June 2008
basalts from Ta'u, Ofu, and Olosega Islands. Malumalu Volcano (blue triangles) is a young submarine volcano anchoring the eastern end of the 90 km submarine lineament running SE from Tutuila Island. Subaerial basalts from the eastern and western shields of Upolu Island are shown as purple circles
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1944
GSA Bulletin (1944) 55 (11): 1279–1332.
... and interrupted fringing reefs grew on the steep shores of Pliocene rocks while a wide barrier reef developed on the gentle slopes of the flat-lying Pleistocene lavas. The absence of a continuous reef on Tutuila also is due to rapid submergence. Brief observations are recorded for the rest of the islands...
Journal Article
Published: 10 February 2010
Geological Magazine (2010) 147 (5): 705–717.
..., which are remnants of relatively youthful basaltic volcanoes, as has long been recognized (Friedländer, 1910 ; Daly, 1924 ; Stearns, 1944 ; Stice & McCoy, 1968 ). Tutuila is an essentially extinct and heavily eroded volcanic island (Stearns, 1944 ), mainly active between about 1.5 and 1.0 Ma...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2010
Seismological Research Letters (2010) 81 (4): 577–591.
... the island of Tutuila (142 km 2 ; capital: Pago Pago), and the islets of Ofu, Olosega, Ta'u, Rose, and Swains, and the independent country of Samoa (formerly Western Samoa), comprised of the islands of Upolu (1,125 km 2 ; capital: Apia), Savai'i (1,708 km 2 ), and a few islets including Manono. The island...
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Stratigraphic section of the variations in  3 He/ 4 He,  87 Sr/ 86 Sr,  143...
Published: 01 January 2002
Figure 9. Stratigraphic section of the variations in 3 He/ 4 He, 87 Sr/ 86 Sr, 143 Nd/ 144 Nd and 206 Pb/ 204 Pb at Masefau Bay, island of Tutuila ( Farley et al. 1992 ). The data are for the alkalic basalt shield-building stage which is characteristic of the Samoan Islands.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1975
AAPG Bulletin (1975) 59 (5): 780–798.
... islands (Savaii, Upolu, Tutuila, and the Manua group), several offshore tuff-cone islets, and an isolated atoll (Rose Atoll). Another island, now a seamount 60 km northeast of Tutuila with a flat 2.5 km-wide summit at a depth of 60 m, was submerged by the Flandrian transgression, and there are many other...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 December 1963
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1963) 53 (6): 1211–1227.
... between 168o08 'and 172°50'W longitude and 14°33 ' and 13°20'S latitude, about 1,500 miles north-northeast of New Zealand and 500 miles east of Fiji. The three main islands in the archipelago are those of Savai'i and Upolu, Western Samoa, and Tutuila, American Samoa. In general, the individual island...
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▴ Top: Devastation at Poloa, <b>Tutuila</b>, American Samoa, photographed six days...
Published: 01 July 2010
Figure 3. ▴ Top: Devastation at Poloa, Tutuila, American Samoa, photographed six days after the event. The church building, behind which the highest run-up on the island, 17.6 m, was measured, is the only building left standing. Bottom: Close-up of a corrugated piece of roofing, wrapped around
Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 June 2008
Geology (2008) 36 (6): 435–438.
... basalts from Ta'u, Ofu, and Olosega Islands. Malumalu Volcano (blue triangles) is a young submarine volcano anchoring the eastern end of the 90 km submarine lineament running SE from Tutuila Island. Subaerial basalts from the eastern and western shields of Upolu Island are shown as purple circles...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 May 2013
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (2013) 103 (2B): 1444–1455.
... and Cheung, 2011 ). González et al. (1995) and Roeber et al. (2010) reported similar observations on the California coast during the 1992 Cape Mendocino tsunami and on the American Samoa island of Tutuila during the 2009 Samoa tsunami. The finite‐fault model based on seismic P ‐wave inversion...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2002
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2002) 32 (3): 201–216.
..., & Tatzreiter: 150; fig. 25; Sesoko Island, Okinawa, Japan. 47467, National Museum of Natural History (Smithsonian Institution) from Aua Reef, Tutuila, American Samoa; Recent. Over 1700 specimens from surface sediment samples, Green Island Reef. Small Calcarina ; test wall slightly spinose...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1951
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1951) 41 (4): 405–413.
... 70, 72, 74 (2), 75, 78, 179, 243 (2), 248, Trujillo, P e r u . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ". . . . 251, 393 249, 253, 389, 393, 394 Turkey 247, 390, 401 Sonora, Mexico 393, 402 Turkalen, S.S.R 243 South Cape, Spitzbergen 65 Tutuila, Samoa Islands 65 South Molucca Islands 69 Ukiah, California 178 South...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 1954
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1954) 44 (4): 625–634.
..., Peru 532 South China Sea 185 Tumaeo, Colombia 617 South Island, N.Z. 189 Tumbes, Peru 95 South Sandwich Islands 196 Turkey 14 Spain 88, 533 Tutuila, Samo~ l~]ands 533 Spanish Morocco 533 Spitzbergen 188 Unalaska Island, Aleutian I s l a n d s . . 193, 533 Stewart Island 189 Unimak Island~ Aleutian...
Journal Article
Published: 01 April 1955
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1955) 45 (2): 149–166.
... about 100 kin. This location is in the Pacific Ocean about 4° west of Tutuila Island, Samoa Islands. Northern Chile, January 11, 1955The Survey reports an earthquake at 00 h 35TM 58~, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 20° S, 6 9 ~ ° W, which is in northern Chile. The tremor was felt in Antofagasta...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 1954
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1954) 44 (3): 529–542.
.... It was accompanied by a loud noise as of blasting. SEISMOLOGICAL NOTES 533 Samoa Islands region, March 28, 1954The Survey reports an earthquake at 06h 04m 08~, G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 121~° S, 171° W, which is in the Pacific Ocean north of Tutuila, Samoa Islands. Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, March 28...
Journal Article
Published: 01 January 1951
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America (1951) 41 (1): 63–80.
...° W, which is in the South Pacific Ocean south of Tutuila, Samoa Islands. New Hebrides Islands region, September 9, 1950The Survey reports an earthquake at 14h 27m47% G.C.T., with preliminary epicenter 19° S, 169~ ° E, which is on the New Hebrides Ridge east of the Loyalty Islands. Copiap6, Chile...
Journal Article
Published: 01 October 2015
Geochemical Perspectives (2015) 4 (2): 185–205.
...: Tutuila, Upolu, and Savai’i. Volumes on the younger two islands are quite restricted, but rejuvenescent lavas cover nearly the entire surface of Savai’i. The absence of borehole samples results in considerable uncertainty in the volume, which Konter and Jackson (2012) estimate to be between 0.22...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 July 1976
AAPG Bulletin (1976) 60 (7): 1054–1072.
... and sediments that form the islands, and has a well-defined erosional surface except at the outer edge (see Tracey and Ladd, 1974 ). The distribution of magnesium-calcite cement in this reef indicates that a high degree of water agitation and a low rate of sediment accumulation, or substrate construction...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 November 1952
AAPG Bulletin (1952) 36 (11): 2125–2149.
... suggest growth in relatively quiet waters. Such structures generally grade abruptly to adjacent sediments. Table reefs are flat-topped, isolated reef masses of the open ocean, without true lagoons and with or without islands. Some resemble large patch reefs, but others were probably derived from atolls...
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