continental rifts

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continental rifts

Crustal tomographic imaging of a transitional continental rift: The Ethiopian rift

Imaging igneous rocks on the North Atlantic rifted continental margin

The crustal and upper-mantle geophysical signature of narrow continental rifts in the Pannonian basin

An updated global earthquake catalogue for stable continental regions: reassessing the correlation with ancient rifts

Upper-mantle seismic structure in a region of incipient continental breakup: northern Ethiopian rift

Evolution of the Kap Edvard Holm Complex: a Mafic Intrusion at a Rifted Continental Margin

A marine geophysical study of the Wilkes Land rifted continental margin, Antarctica

Capturing magma intrusion and faulting processes during continental rupture: Seismicity of the Dabbahu (Afar) rift

Crustal structure of the Newfoundland rifted continental margin from constrained 3-D gravity inversion

Relationships between Mafic and Peralkaline Silicic Magmatism in Continental Rift Settings: a Petrological, Geochemical and Isotopic Study of the Gedemsa Volcano, Central Ethiopian Rift

InSAR observations of 2007 Tanzania rifting episode reveal mixed fault and dyke extension in an immature continental rift

Form and growth of an embryonic continental rift: InSAR observations and modelling of the 2009 western Arabia rifting episode

No thermal anomalies in the mantle transition zone beneath an incipient continental rift: evidence from the first receiver function study across the Okavango Rift Zone, Botswana

Magmatism at the west Iberia non-volcanic rifted continental margin: evidence from analyses of magnetic anomalies

From continental extension to seafloor spreading: crustal structure of the Goban Spur rifted margin, southwest of the UK

Côte d'Ivoire-Ghana margin: seismic imaging of passive rifted crust adjacent to a transform continental margin

An Isotope and Trace Element Study of the East Greenland Tertiary Dyke Swarm: Constraints on Temporal and Spatial Evolution during Continental Rifting

Plume–Lithosphere Interaction and the Origin of Continental Rift-related Alkaline Volcanism—the Chyulu Hills Volcanic Province, Southern Kenya


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A rift is essentially an elongate downfaulted block or graben, usually associated with a pronounced linear depression. However, major continental rifts comprise complex systems of faults in zones extending for ...

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