Price, Richard; Gamble, John A; Smith, Ian; Stewart, Robert B; Eggins, Stephen; Wright, I C
The Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) is the southern expression of the Tonga-Kermadec subduction system within the continental crust of New Zealand's North Island. It is a region of rapid extension and high heat flow containing one of the most productive, frequently active rhyolitic magmatic systems on Earth. Rhyolites make up >80% of the total erupted material with rhyolitic magmatism being prevalent from the earliest stages of development of the central TVZ. At the present day, the principal focus...[Show more]
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