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- Gurnis, Michael, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Earth-science reviews 2016 v.162 pp. 293-337
- basins; biogeography; convection; extrusion; geophysics; lakes; models; sea level; tectonics; tomography; volcanic activity; Australia; Borneo; Eurasia; India; Indochina; Indonesia; New Guinea; South China Sea
- ... The breakup of Pangea in the Jurassic saw the opening of major ocean basins at the expense of older Tethyan and Pacific oceanic plates. Although the Tethyan seafloor spreading history has been lost to subduction, proxy indicators from multiple generations of Tethyan ribbon terranes, as well as the active margin geological histories of volcanism and ophiolite obduction events can be used to reconst ...