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Comment on “Major Australian-Antarctic Plate Reorganization at Hawaiian-Emperor Bend Time”
Tikku, AA and Direen, NG (2008) Comment on “Major Australian-Antarctic Plate Reorganization at Hawaiian-Emperor Bend Time”. Science, 321 (5888). 490c-491c. ISSN 0036-8075
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Whittaker et al. (Reports, 5 October 2007, p. 83) presented reconstructions for Australia and Antarctica showing a change in relative plate motion ~53 million years ago, coincident with an inferred major global plate reorganization. This comment addresses problematic areas in their assumptions and the geological consequences of their reconstructions.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Science|
|Identification Number - DOI:||10.1126/science.1157163|
|Date Deposited:||06 Sep 2010 05:37|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:12|
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