'obduction' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Earth Sciences and Geography


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

The lateral, subhorizontal displacement of a lithospheric plate on to a continental margin at a destructive plate boundary. It is the opposite of subduction.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.