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GPS and seismological constraints on active tectonics and arc-continent collision in Papua New Guinea: Implications for mechanics of microplate rotations

Wallace, Laura; Stevens, Colleen; Silver, Eli; McCaffrey, Rob; Loratung, Wesley; Hasiata, Suvenia; Stanaway, Richard; Curley, Robert; Rosa, Robert; Taugaloidi, Jones

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The island of New Guinea is located within the deforming zone between the Pacific and Australian plates that converge obliquely at ∼110 mm/yr. New Guinea has been fragmented into a complex array of microplates, some of which rotate rapidly about nearby

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/78687
Source: Journal of Geophysical Research
DOI: 10.1029/2003JB002481

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