Seismic reflections from subducting lithosphere?

R. M. Clowes, R. M. Ellis, Z. Hajnal, I. F. Jones

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Abstract

Data from two short reflection lines obtained using explosives and an airgun source, together with offshore and onshore refraction profiles and a gravity interpretation, provide evidence of coherent reflections between the subducting oceanic Juan de Fuca and overriding continental America plates.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)668-670
Number of pages3
JournalNature
Volume303
Issue number5919
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1983

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Clowes, R. M., Ellis, R. M., Hajnal, Z., & Jones, I. F. (1983). Seismic reflections from subducting lithosphere? Nature, 303(5919), 668-670. https://doi.org/10.1038/303668a0