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Tectonic Comparison of North Atlantic and Middle East Rifting

Nature volume 222, pages 10561057 (14 June 1969) | Download Citation

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THE recent paper by Gass and Gibson1 draws attention to tectonism related to rifting due to differential velocities of adjacent continental segments.

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  1. Department of Applied Geology, University of Strathclyde.

    • M. J. RUSSELL
  2. Department of Geology, University of Durham.

    • A. BURGESS

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