Magnetic Anomalies over a Young Oceanic Ridge off Vancouver Island

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Science  22 Oct 1965:
Vol. 150, Issue 3695, pp. 485-489
DOI: 10.1126/science.150.3695.485


The recent speculation that the magnetic anomalies observed over oceanic ridges might be explained in terms of ocean-floor spreading and periodic reversals of the earth's magnetic field may now be reexamined in the light of suggested reversals during the past 4 million years and the newly described Juan de Fuca Ridge.