Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

Over 30 years ago G. P. L. Walker wrote an article in Nature on excess spreading axes and spreading rate in Iceland. His statement that ‘the spreading rate is several times greater in part of Iceland than elsewhere on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge’ was immediately rejected and has rarely been discussed since. The problem of excess spreading in Iceland has appeared in various ways in the geological data obtained since that time. Here the drift (spreading half-rates) of several central volcanoes is studied to find out the behaviour of the spreading in Iceland. All the volcanoes seem to be drifting...

You do not currently have access to this chapter.

Figures & Tables





Citing Books via

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal