Abstract

The Josephine Ophiolite is a fully developed ophiolite exposed in the western Jurassic belt of the Klamath Mountains. The ophiolite is overlain by a thick flysch sequence derived from both an active volcanic arc and the continental margin. Many lines of evidence favor genesis of the ophiolite in an immature marginal basin by back-arc spreading rather than at a mid-ocean spreading center.

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