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Macquarie Island and the Cause of Oceanic Linear Magnetic Anomalies

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Science  10 Oct 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3902, pp. 230-233
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3902.230

Abstract

Macquarie Islands is formed of probably Pliocene oceanic crust. Intruded into pillow lavas is a belt of harzburgite and layered gabbro mnasses cut by dike swarms. Similar belt-like structures may cause the linear magnetic anomalies of the ocean.

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