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Edades C-14 del Rift ONO de El Hierro (Islas Canarias)

AuthorsPerez-Torrado, F. J.; Rodriguez-Gonzalez, A.; Carracedo, J. C.; Fernandez-Turiel, J. L. ; Guillou, H.; Hansen, A.; Rodriguez Badiola, E.
Keywordsdataciones C-14
Holoceno
rift
El Hierro
Islas Canarias
Issue Date2011
PublisherAsociación Española para el Estudio del Cuaternario
CitationEl Cuaternario en España y Áreas Afines, Avances en 2011: 101-104 (2011)
AbstractNew radiocarbon ages from the island of El Hierro confirm significant eruptive activity of the WNW rift zone during the Holocene. Therefore, the three arms of the triple-rift system controlling the growth of this island appear to be equally active during this period. The predictable development of the island, still in a very early phase of the shield stage of growth, will progress towards the completion of a third basaltic shield volcano on top of the previous Tiñor and El Golfo shields. This validates the crucial role played by rift zones in the construction of oceanic islands, as extensively documented in the Hawaiian and Canarian archipelagos.
DescriptionPérez Torrado, F.J., Rodríguez González, A., Carracedo, J.C., Fernández Turiel, J. L., Guillou, H., Hansen, A., Rodríguez Badiola, E. Edades C-14 del Rift ONO de El Hierro (Islas Canarias). En: El Cuaternario en España y Áreas Afines, Avances en 2011 (Eds. V. Turu, Constante, A.), pp. 101-104. Fecha: 4/7/2011. Editorial: Asociación Española para el Estudio del Cuaternario (AEQUA), Andorra la Vella, Andorra. ISBN 978-99920-1-856-9.
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/209914
ISBN978-99920-1-856-9
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