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Coastal lithosome evolution and preservation during an overall rising sea level: East Texas gulf coast and continental shelf
Present coastal systems along the east Texas coast evolved during the past 3.5 ky of relative sea-level stillstand following a rapid sea-level rise 4 ka. Closure of proto-Galveston Bay, caused by spit accretion of Galveston ...
Salt and slope tectonics offshore Louisiana
Various stages of mid-Jurassic salt deformation resulted in post-salt extensional and contractional systems on the continental slope offshore Louisiana. Pre-mid-Cretaceous salt deformation resulted in salt massifs, small ...
The effect of metamorphism on the trace element composition of subducted oceanic crust and sediment
Metasedimentary and metabasaltic rocks of the Pelona schist of Sierra Pelona, southern California, preserve a relatively high P/T inverted metamorphic gradient (Graham and Powell, 1984) and provide an opportunity to study ...
Geologic evolution of the Burgos Basin, northeastern Mexico
The Burgos Basin in northeastern Mexico has been the site of interaction of the Cordilleran thrust and fold belt of western North America with the passive margin of the Gulf of Mexico. The primary tectonic episodes in this ...